The fear of the Lord

Proverbs 1:1-7, 33 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: 2 for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; 3 for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair; 4 for giving prudence to those who are simple, knowledge and discretion to the young— 5 let the wise listen and add … Continue reading The fear of the Lord


The Valley of Vision, a prayer

One of my favorite prayers... THE VALLEY OF VISION LORD, HIGH AND HOLY, MEEK AND LOWLY, Thou hast brought me to the valley of vision, where I live in the depths but see thee in the heights; hemmed in by mountains of sin I behold thy glory. Let me learn by paradox that the way … Continue reading The Valley of Vision, a prayer

Is pleasing God really the cure?

This is a brief devotion that I developed based on the content of one of my favorite books, The Cure.  Learn more at If you had to choose only one pursuit, one lifelong-devotion, for the rest of your days, Pleasing God or Trusting God, which would you choose? In a place called the Room … Continue reading Is pleasing God really the cure?