Category Archives: Lovingkindness

Plot Twists, Dashed Dreams, and Peace

Our lives have had more plot twists lately than would seem possible. But after all, don’t they say that “Truth is stranger than fiction”? Sigh. So it seems. Some of the lyrics in the song When Will I Be Loved, written … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, April 2017, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Forgiveness, Friends, God, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Lies, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Mind, Others, Peace, Persecution, Philippians, Praises, Prayer, Sacrifice, Salvation, Thanksgiving, The Father, The Gospel, The Son, The Truth, Worry | 2 Comments

Puddles and Other Muck

There are days and seasons in life when things are just too overwhelming and difficult. Just too much. I seem to be slogging along through a season like that, one full of puddles and muck. Last week, my husband’s ministry … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Samuel, 2 Corinthians, Acts, Armor of God, Contentment, Ephesians, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Friends, God, Grace, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Holy Spirit, Hope, Isaiah, January 2016, Jesus, Joel, John, Joy, Lamentations, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Mark, Marriage, Matthew, Men, Mercy, Mind, Nahum, Obedience, Others, Peace, Prayer, Psalms, Rest, Revelation, Romans, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satan, Self, Submission, The Father, The Gospel, The Nature of God, The Son, The Spirit, The Truth, The Way | 4 Comments

What Shall We Write?

“I will extol You, my God, O King; and I will bless Your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless You, and I will praise Your name forever and ever. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, D.L. Moody, Faith, Faithfulness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heaven, Hope, January 2016, Jesus, Joy, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Messiah, Mind, Others, Peace, Praises, Psalms, Salvation, The Gospel, The Nature of God, The Truth, The Way, Uncategorized, Worship | Leave a comment

A Big Picture Perspective?

“Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness. Surely my soul remembers and is bowed down within me.” ~ Lamentations 3:19-20 Oh LORD, how could this happen? Why would you allow him to get so close and then … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Ephesians, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Hope, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jesus, John, June 2015, Knowledge, Lamentations, Lies, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Luke, Lying, Men, Mercy, Mourning, Others, Peace, Persecution, Philippians, Prayer, Romans, Salvation, The Father, The Future, The Past, The Son, Waiting on the Lord | Leave a comment

God’s Name

“And it came to pass, when Moses entered the tabernacle, that the pillar of cloud descended and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and the LORD talked with Moses. All the people saw the pillar of cloud standing at … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, Consequences, Exodus, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Name, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Hebrews, History, James, Jesus, John, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Moses, October 2014, Prayer, Revelation, The Father, The Future, The Nature of God, Worship | 2 Comments

The Beginning of Grace

I was talking with a friend the other day, and she was curious about what has been keeping me so busy lately. I rattled off assorted commitments and activities, and yet it seemed that there should have been more. My … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Forgiveness, Friends, Genesis, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Men, Mercy, Noah, Obedience, Others, Salvation, September 2014, Worth | Leave a comment

To Restore or Destroy?

Have you seen the “pet-shaming” photos? They are rather clever and funny: a sullen cat with a sign next to her stating that she dropped a half-eaten mouse on her person’s pillow, an apologetic dog with a sign tied around … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Thessalonians, Children, Consequences, Discipline, Family, Forgiveness, Galatians, God, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, Jeremiah, Jesus, John, Love, Love one another, Lovingkindness, May 2014, Men, Mercy, Obedience, Others, Repentance, Satan, Shepherd | Leave a comment