The Desires of My Heart

The Desires of My Heart

“Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4 This time of year there’s a lot of focus on the heart. Pink and red hearts are everywhere and it’s a great time to do something special for someone you love....

God sees Our Desires and Failures

“In the spring at the time when kings go off to war, …. David remained in Jerusalem.” 2 Samuel 11:1 How can God seeing our struggle with our desires help us to seek Him in times of temptation? Not once but for the third time has God drawn my attention to the cover of...

What the Tree is Teaching Me

A longing fulfilled is a tree of life. Prov 13:12b For the better part of the last 10 years, my husband and I have experienced various trials that have required a great deal of waiting, hoping and trusting. These tests have ranged from significant work stress to the...
Does God Care about My Desires?

Does God Care about My Desires?

**The following is adapted from the account in Matthew 20 and told from the perspective of one of the twelve disciples following Jesus. Jesus told us about what will happen in Jerusalem while we traveled the dusty roads toward Jericho. I am appalled. The celebration...