Check Your Footing

250px-SureFootedUnrankedToday’s reading Psalm 1:1-3.

I often forget the simplicity of this passage. If you get the chance, just read the entire Psalm. It’s nourishing. For me, however, it’s practical. Continue reading


Not of Ourselves

Today’s reading is 2 Corinthians 3:5-7.

When I read scripture, I generally have one of several responses.  Sometimes, I’m challenged.  Sometimes, I’m comforted.  Sometimes, I’m confused.  Sometimes, like today, I want to pump my fist and yell “YEAH!” Continue reading

Be shepherded

The congregation of our church, Hanna’s Creek Christian Church, has been challenged to pray through the 23rd Psalm for a month.  While I’m generally not a big fan of challenges based on my long history of failing, I accidentally committed to this one.  I guess that’s what you get for not listening fully to what the pastor is saying.  Either way, it’s pretty hard to begrudge the words of David inspired by God as an opportunity to talk with God.  So, I’m not really complaining, just pointing out how I get in these situations. Continue reading

Be Strong and Take Courage

Today’s Bible reading, Psalm 27:13 – 14, can be found here.

There’s been a series on NPR recently about the afterlife and the beliefs of different religions.  I haven’t listened to all of them, but I was particularly interested in what the invited atheist had to say.  Meanwhile, on social media, there’s been a discussion about how to reconcile the existence of God with the problem of evil.  Continue reading