Bite of Bread: Our Heavenly Dwelling

  I’m not sure why, but I’ve found myself thinking a lot about heaven lately. It all started with a post I wrote on dragonflies. The fact those insects see colors we can’t see carried my thoughts to the possibility of “new” colors in heaven–colors already here that our eyes just don’t have the design to … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: Our Heavenly Dwelling”

Comparison Threatens Your Purpose

Comparison stifles us. It clips our wings, buries our hopes, and threatens our God-purpose. I know comparison too well. I could tell you many stories of its hold on me, but I’ll tell you one of my favorite. It’s a story of pride, running shoes, and an old lady. (I wasn’t the old lady.) I … Continue reading “Comparison Threatens Your Purpose”

There is More to Your Story than Today

(An old post re-purposed from November 4, 2013) “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes (is victorious), I will give some of the hidden manna. I will give her a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who … Continue reading “There is More to Your Story than Today”

The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: Praying for Dragonfly Eyes

  “Set your mind on things above, not on things that are on earth” (Col. 3:2). Heaven. I’ve heard (though I can’t remember the source) that the colors in heaven will be amazing. They will be more vivid, even different colors than what we see on this earth–new ones. So, actually, the grass will be … Continue reading “The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: Praying for Dragonfly Eyes”

Living with Purpose beyond today: Leaving a Legacy

…He also set eternity into the hearts of men. (Eccl. 3:11)   I held her wrinkled, gnarled hand gently. The clippers in my hand only snipped tiny pieces of a nail at a time. It took longer this way, but one big clip always caused her to jump. I’m not sure if it really hurt. But … Continue reading “Living with Purpose beyond today: Leaving a Legacy”

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