My family just celebrated my mom’s 60th birthday with a surprise party. While I was assembling old photos for a slideshow honoring her life, I was reminded of all the ways she has shown me—and others—who God is and the truth of His nature.
The following quote was recently posted on Facebook. I didn’t see an author listed, but I couldn’t have said it better myself…
The light that shines the farthest shines brightest close to home.
Here are just a few of the ways Mom has radiated God’s light and taught me how to do the same. Continue reading →
God is Light. But, it can sometimes be difficult to see or feel His presence through the darkness of our circumstances. The good news is, like physical light which exists beyond the visible spectrum, He is always there.
So, I invite you to share my headphones for a moment and enjoy…
The Bible teaches that God is light. (1 john 1:5, and other passages). But what does that mean to us?
The following video explores God’s nature as light and His ability to shine within us through Jesus. The narrator discusses this in spiritual tens and relates the concept to natural light and the electromagnetic spectrum. Continue reading →
I’ve searched through my playlists for a song to match the theme of the wonderful video posted here on Tuesday. Several themes stood out to me after watching it, and I finally settle upon one: if we truly long for God’s presence, He will break through any darkness we allow in our lives to reach us, sometimes in startling ways.
With that in mind, I invite you to share my headphones for a moment and enjoy…
Earlier this week, I posted the story of how a friend’s decision to text me the hilarious name of a pastry late at night saved my life. The truth is, as funny as that name was, she would never ordinarily send it to me at 1:00 a.m.
Because we pray for each other daily, her heart was open to hear the whisper-soft prompting of God. Thus, though I am thankful for her quirky sense of humor and cool head in the midst of an emergency, it was God’s perfectly timed nudge that saved me. Even before we knew anything was wrong, His hand was protecting me.
So, in thanks to Him, I invite you to share my headphones for a moment and enjoy…
Have you ever looked closely at a rainbow? Or been mesmerized by the vivid colors of sunlight edging or poking through a storm cloud? A few rays of light can turn the darkest thunderhead into an amazing work of art.
Just as God’s Light can transform the storms in our lives into works of beauty and brilliance.