Index of blog posts

Index of blog posts

I’ve been writing on blogs since June 2005 so there are over 2,000 posts on this site. This post will help you navigate them. The links here will take you to index pages where you will find lists of links to actual posts. Alternatively, you can use the search...
My weekly e-newsletter

My weekly e-newsletter

My e-newsletter is a weekly devotion which I email on Wednesday mornings. Sign up is in the side bar or below. These devotions will be on the topic: Seeing ourselves as God sees us God is the God of all truth and his view of us is more accurate than our view of...
Devotions about being surprised by God

Devotions about being surprised by God

God surprises us with his excessive, extravagant, extraordinary compassion, his attention to detail and his intimate involvement in our lives. He has many surprises in store for us, but I’m continually surprised by his abundant grace and kindness, even in the Old...
Devotions about being surprised by God

More devotions about hope

To experience hope, we keep our eyes on the long term purposes of God, knowing that while our plans may be thwarted, God’s are not. God is running his world according to his timetable and agenda, not ours. We can trust God because he always has good outcomes in mind...
Devotions about being surprised by God

Devotions about hope

God gives us hope, a hope that is sure, steadfast, unwavering, and unshakable despite any upheavals in the world or our lives. It’s a hope not based on circumstances but on God’s character. We have a safe place in him. Our future is secure. Luke 5:5John 1:21John...
Devotions about being surprised by God

More devotions about God’s love

To experience God’s vast supply of love, I freely receive it without trying to earn it, pay for it or think I’m worthy of it. I simply open my heart spiritually and receive. I picture myself opening my heart like I would open my mouth to receive water. His supply of...
Devotions about being surprised by God

Devotions about God’s Love

God loves us—completely, unconditionally, extravagantly, and endlessly. He freely chooses to lavish his great love upon us and I’m overwhelmed just to think of it. Every true love story that has ever been recorded in song, story, or poem contains a smidgen of...
Devotions about being surprised by God

More Devotions about God’s Grace

Receiving God’s grace is humbling. Grace causes us to realize our inadequacy to live a godly life by our own efforts. When we’re confronted with God’s grace and fully realize that we are recipients of the most undeserved mercy and grace, we’re humbled and our hearts...