Thirst as a Gift

On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one… Read More

Zacchaeus Received Jesus Joyfully

Luke 19:1-10: He entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, and rich. And he sought to see who… Read More

How I Discovered Forgiveness from the Heart

Jesus has some pretty serious words for us about forgiveness. There are so many examples in Scripture to choose from, but here are a few to jog your memory: Judge… Read More

The True Cost of Discipleship

GOSPEL READING: Luke 14:25-33 Now great multitudes accompanied him; and he turned and said to them,  “If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother… Read More

The Purpose of My Life

Many times I have read high-reaching exhortations in Scripture like “seek first the Kingdom of God,” and “remain in my love,” and “love one another as I have loved you,”… Read More

Do Not Lose the Key of Knowledge

GOSPEL READING: Luke 11:47-54 Woe to you! for you build the tombs of the prophets whom your fathers killed. So you are witnesses and consent to the deeds of your fathers;… Read More

Loving without Liking?

I have sometimes heard that Jesus tells us we must love our neighbors and our enemies, but he doesn’t say we have to like them! This would usually make me… Read More

Friend of God

One weekend about two years ago, my husband and I were headed to an Unbound conference. On the plane ride, I read from Fr. Francis Martin’s book, The Life Changer.… Read More

Jesus Gave Them Authority over All Demons and Diseases

Luke 9:1-6: And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases,  and he sent them out to preach the kingdom… Read More


There is a place deep within each of us that can only be reached supernaturally by the hand of God. This secret place may be unknown and unvisited, even by… Read More