O Holy Construction Truck

The voice of God speaking through the prophet Isaiah: “I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The wild animals will honor me, the jackals and the ostriches; for I...

Groovin’

My daughter prefers that I keep my dancing to myself but—O my God!—I’ve got to dance because you are so good! I’m gonna tap my toes with the joy of knowing that your Spirit is on the move! I’m gonna shrug my shoulders and lean my hips into the rhythm...

The Cicadas’ Psalm (on Jeremiah 31:4-5)

“Again I will build you, and you shall be built, O daughter Israel!”Again you shall take your tambourines and join the dance of the merrymakers!Again you shall plant vineyards on the mountains and enjoy the fruit of your labor!”(Jeremiah 31:4-5,...

Boxing

Dear God,I’m discouraged andI’ve been taking it out on you,making you the divine punching bagat which I direct my hurt and uncertainty.(No wonder my soul aches from so much fighting.)Help. Please. Teach me in the ways ofmaking peace with the unknown.Train...
Five Reasons…

Five Reasons…

…to order Writing to God: Kids’ Edition today: 1. Because fall is coming, and your Christian Ed committee is looking for new resources. 2. Because you want to encourage your grandchild’s or niece’s or nephew’s prayer life. 3. Because The...

Psalm 47:7

“God is the ruler of all the earth! Sing praises with a psalm!” God is supreme in governing all that lives on the earth … and the earth itself. The dirt, the minerals, the deep oil wells, the lava, all that is beneath our feet, down to the...

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