God Is Good Anyway

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23:6 God is good. All the time. The verse in Psalm says all the days of my life His mercies and goodness would follow me. And sure, that sounds good. It’s encouraging…

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Porch Swing Prayer

“For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.” Psalm 5:12 The wind is blowing. I’m watching the American flag in the neighbor’s yard dance proudly in the breeze. Actually, I don’t think breeze is the word I’m looking for. Breeze implies that it’s cooling in the heat of…

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It’s not a sacrifice

  “Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere;” Psalm 84:10(NIV)   I don’t know about you, but I have caught myself perceiving my time with God as a chore or a checklist. I think to myself, I need to be more disciplined. I need to make this sacrifice. But then one day I…

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