Stooping Down

I am currently watching a television show with an arrogant character. I find myself getting frustrated by the arrogance, the snooty-ness of the character. As I easily notice this dreadful trait in this man, I am sadly reminded of my own arrogance. It is amazing how we are all so capable of arrogance but we … Continue reading Stooping Down

Small and Great Alike

In today’s verse, we read about the small and great alike. Deuteronomy 1:17 says, “Do not show partiality when deciding a case; listen to small and great alike. Do not be intimidated by anyone, for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too difficult for you, and I will hear it” (CSB). This verse … Continue reading Small and Great Alike

Listen and Wait

In Psalm 85, the Psalmist asks God for restoration and revival and for a fresh outpouring of God’s love. The Psalmist says, “Now I’ll listen carefully to Your voice and wait to hear whatever You say.” As I consider this verse, I cannot help but be struck by two things. The “now” and the “listen” … Continue reading Listen and Wait

Observation

As the dogs and I were walking along, I noticed that Marci was walking differently. I picked her up and found something on the bottom of her foot that I quickly removed. Observation – paying attention – requires us to be intentional. It is necessary to be intentional to understand the needs of the people … Continue reading Observation