Tag: remember

OUT OF THE CHAOS 06.03.2021

I have never been to any of my high school class reunions. I moved away right after graduation and never lived in that area again. Relationships weren’t maintained, new interests formed, distance developed. Honestly, it feels like a huge hurdle. I remember my high school years through a certain lens, as do we all. Since …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 06.02.2021

21Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this: Lamentations 3:21 Jeremiah, a prophet to the southern kingdom of Israel before they were taken captive by Babylon, warned the people of Israel what would happen if they didn’t surrender to Babylon. The king, Zedekiah, didn’t listen and the people of Jerusalem suffered needlessly. Lamentations …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 06.01.2021

32Remember what happened to Lot’s wife! 33If you cling to your life, you will lose it, and if you let your life go, you will save it.  Luke 17:32-33 Remember what happened to Lot’s wife. What happened? Lot was Abraham’s nephew who traveled with him to the land of Canaan. (See Genesis 13) At one point, …

Daily Reads 07.15.2019

Thanks for walking down memory lane with me the last few days. It’s been fun to call to mind events from the past that have shaped and molded who I have become. As I remember, I see two benefits. First, remembering helps me see how God is present in my life. I see how he …

Daily Reads 07.08.2019

Read: Deuteronomy 4:9 The book of Deuteronomy is organized around three speeches Moses gave to the children of Israel just before they entered the Promised Land. Up to this point, the Israelites were campers. They lived in tents for forty years! I camped in a tent for one weekend and decided that was not my …

Daily Reads 04.07.2019

Tonight as I sit to write, my heart is full. Earlier this evening, I watched the sunset over the water while I walked along the beach. Listening to the lapping of the waves, the calling of the birds, the muffled conversations of beach goers, I was reminded of God’s goodness. In no particular way, but …