Category Archives: Life

Real, Abundant, Eternal Life-thoughts.

Earthen Vessel Treasure

“Heaven is the beginning of an Adventure in Intimacy, ‘a World of Love,’ as Jonathan Edwards wrote, ‘where God is the Fountain.’” John Eldredge, Ransomed Heart, pg. 157.

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As Good as it Gets?

“If for all practical purposes, we believe that this life is our best shot at happiness, if this is as good as it gets, we will live as desperate, demanding and, eventually, despairing people. We will place on this world … Continue reading

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Walk on Land

“It matters more how you ‘walk on land’ (every day, in your Christian Character) than it does when you ‘walk on water’ (perhaps once in your lifetime, when inspired to greatly believe and act).” Pastor Terry Palmer (words in parenthesis … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

“We human beings are never happier than when we are expressing the deepest gifts that are truly us.” Os Guiness, as quoted in Journey of Desire, ppgs 152-154, by John Eldredge.

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The Battle for Glory

“The Road we travel will take us into the Battle to Restore Beauty in all things, chief among them the Hearts of those we know….we will need a Passion to increase Glory; we will need Love.” John Eldredge, The Sacred … Continue reading

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God’s Princess-partner Revealed!

When I asked our Ellie on a whim this morning if she now knew what Baby Beckham’s name was going to be, she answered immediately, ‘Camila’, so I asked her to write it out for Grandpa and, at first, she … Continue reading

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Revelational Gratitude

“Gratitude sustains the soul. How can we experience Grace if we don’t feel grateful? How do we know we’ve been Blessed? Norman Vincent Peale said we should ‘be grateful for blessings not yet received, for blessings unknown’. Gratitude is a … Continue reading

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