For His Glory

      Why am I here? What is the meaning of life? How can I find purpose? When will I find fulfillment in my day-to-day every day routine? Most folks will at one time or another ask those why, what, how, and when questions.  Rising early, checking off the list, never accomplishing everything I really want and need to do leaves one discouraged, depressed, and defeated.  All those downer words are often the result of rising early, working hard, staying up late and then getting up tomorrow and doing it all over again. To answer the why, what, how, and when questions means we have to …

We Run For the Glory of God

  “I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work  you gave me to do.”  John 17: 4 Jesus, the Holy One of God, chose to willingly set aside His glory in heaven to be constrained by human flesh. Paul says this about Jesus: “…he humbled himself and became obedient to death even death on a cross!” Philippians 2: 8 If Jesus is our example for how we are to bring glory to God, there’s pretty not much of anything left on the table.  We may not be asked to die physically (or we might), but how is …

Conforming Discomfort

    Conforming Discomfort       Each night as we prepared for sleep in rehab, I would get my pillow and blanket. I draped it across the “recliner” and then I pushed and pulled to get settled in. One night I was just right when Danny realized he needed something. It was no inconvenience though because I love him and I have much to be thankful for. Oh beloved. Life has been quite comfortable hasn’t it? You’ve enjoyed restful nights and calm days. But now you’ve been removed from your nest. What does God want? Why has He allowed …