Tag Archives: God

Intimately Breathing

Proverbs 16:9 says, “In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.” How does God guide me when I have the power to choose my own way? If I have free will, how does He … Continue reading

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How Well the Sailors Run — Chapters One, Two, and Three

Here are the first three chapters (42 total) of How Well the Sailors Run, a story of the Prodigal Son retold as a sea adventure. In a cozy Oregon coastal town called SpringwickHarbor, Wade Burns’ desire is to follow in … Continue reading

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Stopping Terrorism

The only way I know how to stop terrorism is through the work of the Holy Spirit. In my own power, I can do nothing. Although I long to do good, to help others, to lift up my neighbors and … Continue reading

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Drink a Cup of Coffee in the Shower

As an exercise in patience. Sure, try it. It’s very difficult to be impatient while you’re drinking coffee in the shower with the water thrumming against your neck and all normal assumptions of what you are there to do are … Continue reading

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A Strange True Hope

In my flesh I’m so resistant to hope. God asks me to hope in Him (Why am I so discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise Him again — my … Continue reading

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A Powerful Explosion

Imagine sitting in the stands at a drag race. You’ve been waiting for some time but still the cars have not rolled out to compete. In fact, you’ve been waiting for so long that all the ice in your soda … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution 2013

America is hurting. She’s searching for an answer. She’s been raked and her wounds are bleeding out. A country groping the darkness in search of the light. Our schools are failing. Our relationships are failing. Our peace of mind is … Continue reading

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