When Our Prayers Feel Barren

I went to tuck my daughter in last night and as I laid beside her in her bed, what I thought would just be a kiss-goodnight turned into one of those precious exchanges—when my little girl would open and spill … Read more

Receiving the Rain

 Pouring rain and a cloudy afternoon in the quiet of naptime’s hush. Ahhhhh. Jesus loves to slow us down with the weather and somehow my heart always is surprised to find a lifting of a certain pressure whenever the clouds … Read more

Prisoners of Hope

 from Deep unto Deep  “…I will set your prisoners free from the waterless pit. Return to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope. Even today I declare that I will restore double to you” (Zechariah 9:11-12). Seasons of divine silence are the … Read more

Descent of Love

From my new book Entirety…     In the midst of the Christmas season, let us meditate on the greatness of Jesus’ full-givenness in love for us … We know and think of Jesus from our first sight of Him, a helpless Baby lain in a manger in … Read more

Hidden in the Unseen

I have joined myself to an Ocean, and I cleave to a world unseen. It is not only a joining that we embrace but a free-falling. In our descent, a drawn out cry comes forth as our last request, “Have … Read more