Category Archives: strong

The Lion: “I wish I were…”

“I wish I were braver,” says Lucy Pevensie in the 2008 cinematic portrayal of C.S. Lewis’s “Prince Caspian.” Aslan replies, “If you were any braver, you’d be a lioness,” and a smile dawns across her face. When we next see … Continue reading

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battle scars and racing stripes

I was in an in-between, “sort of” dialogue with the Lord earlier today–meaning I was halfway praying and partly complaining, and He inserted Himself into my musings.  Let me be frank from the beginning and admit that I sometimes think … Continue reading

Posted in discouragement, encouragement, faith, flat tire, grace, hope, justice, pain, patience, persistence, strong, tribulation, trust | 14 Comments

let creation shake

everything fades in the light of Your glory. everything burns in the fire of Your word. creation shakes when You respond to my voice– You’ve never failed a promise, never denied Your word. You arm me with strength because my … Continue reading

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i can do…anything.

I spent some time in Philippians this morning, pausing to smile over the familiar passage in Philippians 4:13. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. I wish I could remember how old I was when I first … Continue reading

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just standing

I’m not sure I’m going to be able to say all this the way I want to say it. Sometimes I wish words didn’t seem to shrink so much when we try to express what we feel. I feel it … Continue reading

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