The Room

My mind descends into my heart and there I meet God. I walk into the room of my heart and it is completely bare except for a wooden chair in the middle of the floor. God is in the chair, and when he sees me walk in, he stands up and greets me with a … More The Room

The Holy Mundane: Lone Rangers Don’t Grow

(“Letters to My Church” devotional series.  More information in the Table of Contents.) Greetings, Church! It’s cold.  It’s cold in my house, it’s cold in my car, and pretty much everywhere I go. I tried wearing gloves when I walked the dog yesterday. I tried again today when I drove to work. Yet my fingertips felt … More The Holy Mundane: Lone Rangers Don’t Grow

The Carnival

My mind is crowded. Every thought, influence, and to-do vies for my attention like carnival hawkers seducing me to come to their booth and spend my time.      God patiently sits and waits      for the quietness of my soul.      He does not hawk cheap wares      or fast entertainment. The emptier something is, the more devoid of … More The Carnival

The Holy Mundane: If you follow every dream, you might get lost

(“Letters to My Church” devotional series.  More information in the Table of Contents.) Hello Church! I’m sitting in one of my favourite coffee shops, thinking of you, praying for you, and asking God to grant each one of us today a revelation of his great love for us.  Somehow, some way, God please break into … More The Holy Mundane: If you follow every dream, you might get lost