just one wish...

1wishBOne of the most frustrating propositions:  "If you could have one wish, what would it be?"

It immediately brings back those weeks ahead of Christmas when the Sears and Montgomery Ward holiday catalogs would be delivered, and my sister and I would dog-ear the pages and circle images of toys we wanted for Christmas.

And yet we knew that out of the dozen or so things we marked we were only allowed to have one.

Just one wish...

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one true God

As the United States prepares to witness the glorious dance of our sun and moon across our skies, I keep thinking how amazing God is showing us His glory and power in such obvious ways. He truly is one true God, and I love Him.

Jesus said to them, "I am the way, the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but by me." (John 14:6)

 


a long obedience

TBTWhen I was downsizing my library last summer, I made it a point to keep books that had become an important part of my life.

One in particular I kept. It's worn, it's spine is broken, it has loose pages, is dog-eared, and highlighted, and underlined. I did more than just read it. I absorbed it.

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson has been more than just a book. It has been a life-long inspiration.

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