New Hearts

Ezekiel 11: 19 “I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh.” When God changes your heart, you are changed forever. He gives you a new transformed heart, one that is pliable and ready to be used. From a hardened one to one made of flesh. My heart was pretty hard before I came to Christ, I would justify saying or doing things to people that were not very nice, when Jesus saved me my heart began to change. …

Birth Marks and the “Heart Parts”

My family and I have conversations about strange things. I’ve always enjoyed listening to my kids and how their minds work in comparison of my own. During a recent road trip, the topic of the moment was birth marks. I named each and the location. The kids were a bit “weirded out” for lack of a better vocabulary and to quote the teen gibberish of the time. I was immediately hit with stinging darts as to how I can remember the shapes and locations of such as birth marks but often can’t recall the correct sibling’s name or who likes …

Whole Heart Living

While looking for a particular photo I came across one of two of my grandsons who are brothers. They were sitting at my piano and one was obviously singing with all his heart. The other one was fiercely playing the piano with total abandon. They were enjoying themselves thoroughly. What makes for the best life and the most fun? Wild abandonment and releasing anything that wants to hold you back. The Word contains phrases like “with all your heart” from the Old to the New Testament. There must be something to that phrase. Oh beloved, don’t you want to just …