Uncomfortable But Equipped

Waves lapped gently onto the rocky shoreline. The water shimmered and sparkled as the morning sun climbed higher in the sky. A gentle onshore breeze blew the hair

Jesus Teaches Us to Act and Not Overreact

For many Christian visitors to the Holy Land, it is not how they imagine it to be, nor how they picture it from Bible times. The piercing call

Allowing Jesus in Your Everyday Life

Nestled on the northwest shore of Galilee, Capernaum, lies in ruins. It was deserted long ago. I visited on an October day of bright blue skies. The sun

They Know Not What They Are Doing

Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Luke 23:34 There are two locations in Jerusalem where it is thought Jesus spoke these

Life Lived Differently: Reflections on the Holy Land

I am pleased to share a sample of my brand new devotional e-book based on what God showed me during my recent trip to the Holy Land.  Focusing on

Holy Land Adventure: River of Life

I stood under the showerhead on the beach and washed myself clean of the mud from the Dead Sea. Not far from the Dead Sea are the remains

Holy Land Adventure: Mountaintop Experience

Rough gravel crunched under foot where mottled sandy colored rocks littered the ground. The sun, still strong, began its descent in the sky behind us while the blue

Holy Land Adventure: Finding Life in Dead Places

A steep descent to below sea level from Jerusalem, we are in the Judean wilderness. The sun burned the back of my neck even in the warm dry

Holy Land Adventure: When Life Presses

Looking gnarled, lined and thick around the middle is not how we desire to be. Our culture does not look at age with kind eyes. Instead, youthfulness is

Holy Land Adventure: Learning Forgiveness

Note:  This is the first post during my trip to the Holy Land with Lysa TerKeurst and Proverbs 31 Ministries.  I pray you are blessed by following along