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Rest

”God, my shepherd! I don't need a thing. You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction.”                                       Psalm 23:1-3 (The Message) How many times do I run myself ragged trying to… Continue reading Rest

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Does it hurt?

“Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character hope.” Romans 5:3-4                 “Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit. “Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse for he was always truthful.  “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.”                                                                  (from The Velveteen Rabbit… Continue reading Does it hurt?

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That’s the Way Love Grows

“Jesus replied, ‘The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one and only Lord. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’ The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.” Mark… Continue reading That’s the Way Love Grows