The Dance Between Inspiration and Perspiration

Do you ever struggle with ego? You know. You want to be perfect and praiseworthy in your gifting, and you want to be inspired and in sync with God’s Spirit. So you work on your craft until you lose your inspiration. Or you wait for your inspiration only to find it has no place to …

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Trees: The Spirit Tree

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) The novel I am writing and this series of blog posts, is inspired by this scripture. In my story I’ve named the tree the Spirit Tree. Even though there is …

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Trees: The Good Tree and the Bad Tree

Along the way, watch out for false prophets. They will come to you in sheep’s clothing, but underneath that quaint and innocent wool, they are hungry wolves. But you will recognize them by their fruits. You don’t find sweet, delicious grapes growing on thorny bushes, do you? You don’t find delectable figs growing in the …

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Trees: The Well-Watered Tree

Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night. They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, …

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God’s Heart For Your Heart

He heals the wounds of every shattered heart.Psalms‬ ‭147:3‬ ‭(TPT‬‬) Have you ever experienced a broken heart? What did that feel like? I imagine it affected you not just emotionally, but affected your ability to think and make decisions, and probably caused a knot in the pit of your stomach. Thinking about our hearts this …

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