I Got Caught

Jan 22, 2015 by

“Ok God. I’ll do this. I’ll pray but . . .” I paused, “But I really don’t think You are listening. It’s like I’m talking to myself here.” Feeling ridiculous, […]

Isaiah 43 -

I sat down one night. And I began to write a letter.   I’d like to share it with you today. Because maybe there’s a letter you might like to write too. […]

Psalm 103:5 -

“I bless the holy name of God with all my heart. Yes, I will bless the Lord and not forget the glorious things He does for me. He forgives all […]

God's presence is the present I need most. Renee Swope -

Sometimes I forget. All wrapped up in the Christmas-giving, I forget to unwrap the gift of Immanuel: God with me. In all the rush I forget my  need for God’s soul-calming hush. But I […]


We’re halfway through this month of Thanksgiving, but God calls us to a life of thanks-giving. Today as we pray for each other (because that’s what we do here!), let’s […]


It had been a long, dispiriting day. Week. Month. Season. That night the air in my bedroom was close and still — and I suddenly felt claustrophobic. I grabbed my Book […]


Wake Up Call

Oct 21, 2014 by

The summer after I graduated from law school, I had a lot on my plate. I was studying for the bar exam, finalizing plans for my wedding, living by myself […]


How long will I have to wait? Will it ever happen? Does He even hear me? Sometimes the things we hold most dear, the requests that weigh heaviest on our […]