On Reading

Do not so quickly rush by what you read that it has no opportunity to take hold of your heart and take root in your mind. Be still for a moment. Breathe. Write. Think. Pray. Be aware of the words you’ve just read, and let them have their way in you, for it is often […]

Justice and Love: Psalm 7

“I will thank the Lord because He is just; I will sing praise to the name of the Lord most high.” -Psalm 7:17 Meditating on this passage recently, here are a few thoughts that came to mind. – Love without choice is not love, but slavery. Choice without consequences is not choice, but an illusion. […]

Preemptive Praise

If a person or plan fails miserably, congratulations are rather unwarranted. Why is it, though, that God often treats us just the opposite?