Category: Biblical Insight

We are called to love, not understand.

My daughter is studying Occupational Therapy and has taken me along for her educational ride and I have loved it! She is increasing my sensitivities, so much so, it sometimes feels like I have a new set of eyes. Last week she sent me this post and I have thought about it every day since….[View Article]

Are birds building nests in your hair?

One of my favorite sayings is quirky, but it works for me. You can’t stop a bird from flying over your head, but you can stop it from building a nest in your hair. (Martin Luther) The craziest thoughts go through our heads, right? Those thoughts aren’t sin. They just happen. But once they happen,…[View Article]

Wealth or Community: Which is better?

I read a description of the early church in Acts 2 this week and I wonder where that church is in America. They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles….[View Article]

Mary on this night so long ago

It’s Christmas eve. The inn is still on my mind. Long ago on this day, Mary and Joseph asked for a room in the inn. And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn….[View Article]

Are you at risk for being deceived?

This week, Neil Anderson sent out a devotional that made a point I had never pondered before… When Satan tempts us or accuses us, we know it, but when he deceives us, we don’t know it. Gulp.  I guess I always considered temptation and deception as synonyms, or at least close cousins. But they differ….[View Article]