A different kind of heart.

What made David pleasing to God? Lately, I’ve been experiencing many circumstances that seriously try my faith. During times like these I usually turn to the Psalms, but to my discouragement, this time around my heart felt so distant from the joyful cries of David as he acknowledges God as his strength or his deliverance….

Silencing the voice of our heart.

Are you leaning on God for insight? I tend to forget to look back. I forget how far I’ve come so often. It’s as if I’m entitled to the life I live or to the blessings that so abundantly surround me. My natural inclination is to stare blankly at life in a frail attempt to…

Simplicity.

The unimaginable worth of purity of heart. Have you ever read the Bible or a devotional and after closing it realized that you can’t remember anything of what you just read? I have, and it’s something that God has been directing my heart towards quite a bit lately. How is it that we have forgotten…

Guard your heart!

Remaining pure in the midst of sin and depravity. Our heart is in a constant battle. Even if we can sometimes find rest from the voice of the culture that constantly screams its sinful depravity in our ear, we would be foolish to think that the only battle against our heart is external. There is…

Simple thoughts.

A sentimental expression. As one year ends and another one begins, I find myself meditating on things God has been stirring my heart about. Sometimes it’s hard to put words to what you can only know with your heart but it’s worth trying. I hope my written feelings will make you long for more of…

Are you prideful?

Understanding the importance of humility. Inside every human heart, there is a strong desire for self-exaltation. The subtle, yet urging voice of the enemy resonates within the deepest places of our being, in a tone that lures and deceives. Even though the voice has been speaking to us since we were born, we often don’t…