Kenneth L. Samuel
The messages of God are often not clear when we're supposed to be listening. But when we fall onto the hard places of reality . . . we get the message.
Emily C. Heath
If you want to look for a real hero, they will rarely be the ones proclaiming themselves as such. And they will never be the ones resorting to arming themselves as unarmed children walk past.
I have no bucket, and the well is deep. Been there? There now? Out of energy, out of time, out of resources, out of motivation, out of sorts, out of everything?
Circumcision might not be the sort of thing you want to contemplate as you start your day.
Martin B. Copenhaver
A mark of maturity—at whatever age—is the movement from more I and me language to more we and our language.
Relating to a perfectly sweet Lord must bring sweet, sweet expressions to each face, right? If I'm not feeling good in worship I must be doing church wrong.
This is how we are before God sometimes. Struggling and trying to do it on our own and failing miserably.
Richard L. Floyd
It is not only in desperate times that we can pray from the very deepest part of our selves.
Running from reckonings is what we do. But they breathe down our necks anyway.
Losing heart is easy.