Category Love

Ouch, That Still Hurts

Have you ever had a bruise that has taken a while to heal?  A spot that remains tender, even though time has past.  A sore spot that may not call attention to itself at all times, but it makes itself known if accidentally bumped or poked or pulled? The bruises we come by are not […]

The Full Extent of Love

What would it be like to be loved to maximum capacity?  To have the full magnitude and measure of love poured over you until you were bursting? This morning my husband and I were doing a devotional at breakfast on John 13:1-17.  It is the story of Jesus washing the Disciples’ feet. Here is the […]

Just as I am, I Come

“Jesus I Come” by Elevation Worship was one of the songs offered in praise during the service at my church this past Sunday.  It rang through my heart.  It has been echoing through my soul ever since. The segment of the song that has been reverberating through my mind are these lyrics: “Thank You Jesus […]

Giving Yourself the Gift of Time

Take.  Take.  Take.  Sounds greedy, right?  Maybe a little self centered and selfish too. Yet, how often have we been encouraged to “take time for yourself”? Have you ever tried to take some time to yourself, but it was of little value because you spent the entire block of time feeling guilty or wrestling regret […]

Refreshed by Love

A parched soul.  A thirsty heart.  A mind chapped by arid thoughts.  A longing to be anointed with an oil of joy.  A desire to be refreshed by love. “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.  My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.  When […]