Like the Springtime Sun

“If you extend your soul to the hungry and satisfy the afflicted soul, then your light shall dawn in the darkness, and your darkness shall be as the noonday.” Isaiah 58:10 (NKJV) The light is different in springtime. Maybe it’s just me, but it feels softer, like a gentle whisper coaxing the new growth to […]

Lent: The Habit of Remembering

We are rolling into the second week of Lent. I’m not Catholic so I didn’t grow up practicing the tradition of giving something up for the forty days leading up to Easter. But my best friend is Catholic and I’ve started participating in the forty day fast. I don’t always give something up, sometimes I […]

Standard-Bearer

Last week we discussed being one of God’s soldiers. This week let’s consider the role of the standard-bearer in battle. While today being a standard-bearer is more of a ceremonial role, in years gone by it was a position of honor that also held incredible risk. The standard-bearer carried the flag of their leader into […]