Posts tagged with: love

Higher than the Mountains

Because we need a love that never fails, that never gives up, that never runs out. Because we’re facing mountains and graves, and we need something constant, some One who will never change, we turn to You, Lord. We need...

Wholehearted

Wholehearted   Loving with your whole heart is not for the faint of heart. Shoot, even the stout-hearted can wrestle with whole-heartedness. It’s vulnerable. Sometimes beautiful, sometimes raw, but it is always sacrificial. So once again, I stand on this...

Liberation

Liberation Don’t you ever get tired of, well…yourself? I do. I am. Sometimes as the weight and weary press against my nerves and my heart beats heavy with the mantle of my own flesh. I just get tired of the...

Living the Surrendered Life

We have a dog. We have a dog and his name is Chief. He is an adorable 75+ pound chocolate lab who is convinced he is a lapdog. We affectionately call him, “the brown puppy” although he is 5 years...

Fierce Love

Fierce Love   Inevitably, every time February forces itself upon my calendar I see the evidence of its mark – in commercials, in the commissary, in Walmart. Red hearts…heart balloons, heart candy, heart clad teddy bears that are bigger than...

Celebrating the Greatest Love Ever This Valentine’s Day

What I’m Learning by Sherry Eifler   Happy Valentines! This is the perfect time to consider the greatest love story ever. In my opinion none can compare. It is the story of God’s deep love for humanity— his beloved creation. A...

Not Alone

Not alone   I am not alone. Neither are you. It’s a miracle, really. In a world full of autonomy and the emphasis on individual strength and fortitude, I find that we are largely missing the point. Largely missing out...

Love Changes Everything

Love Changes Everything   “Do you understand what I have done for you?” He asked them…”Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.” John 13:12, 14 (NIV) Love changes everything....

Qanna- Names of God

Monday Minute with God: Remembering that our God is a jealous God. ...

Love Well–Part 2

  (Editor’s Note: You might want to check out Love Well–Part 1 before starting on Part 2.) But… A New Time. A New Neighbor We’ve left the Industrial Age and entered the Engagement Era. Neighbors we have never met face...