When you learn to drive you also learn to bear with the agony of traveling with other drivers. There's always someone who'll think you are too slow, too careful and just not cut for the city. Another thinks you are too fast, too reckless and can't believe you passed the driving test. From the moment … Continue reading Learning to Ride with God
The Privilege of Adoption
I was afraid to be an adopted childI feared I might not be loved as othersWhat's worse? I have flaws I couldn't changeI doubt I could prove my worth in his houseBut he choose me with my flaws and made me his own I feared I would soon let him downAnd you know what? I … Continue reading The Privilege of Adoption
Ours is the Life that Truly is life
As long as we are called to kill sin dailyTo subject this body of sin to obedienceTo go against the flow of this worldAnd wage war against the lies of SatanOurs will always be a life of suffering For to deny this man of sin won't come easilyTo reject the culture of our day won't … Continue reading Ours is the Life that Truly is life
Give us the gratitude of the Gospel
When I find myself wanting what my neighbor ownsWhen I crave to outdo my friends in everythingAnd to be the one everyone talks aboutI miss a deep wound in my heart for my ambitionI need that Gospel that says you already have everything Why do we so often miss the blessings the Lord has given?Why … Continue reading Give us the gratitude of the Gospel
Calm down my worrying heart
***** When I toss back and forth in my bed And a hundred thoughts run through my mind When the night feels like an eternity And my worries too many to bear I look to the one who calms my heart ***** I worry of that which I cannot change My fears run to a … Continue reading Calm down my worrying heart
Why praise as you pray?
Why praise as you pray? This is a question I should have asked when they taught me the ABC of prayer as a young Christian. But back then I didn't think it was right to question matters of faith as that would seem like a sign of doubt or unbelief. But now I know God … Continue reading Why praise as you pray?
He holds my hand by his Word
***** When the weight of distress weighs me heavily And the guilt within is too much to bear When the enemy of my soul haunts me And my sin keeps me awake at night Then I would turn the pages of his Word ***** When I worry that the gates of hell await And I … Continue reading He holds my hand by his Word
Hear me oh frail heart!
***** You amaze me how easily you worry How much you get scared over small affairs Don't you know who you are? Have you now forgotten your identity? Hear me oh frail heart; the Lord is in control! ***** You do have many things to worry about For there's no end in man's fears But … Continue reading Hear me oh frail heart!