Let Go And Let Me // The Weekend Brew


The cracks in the sidewalk resemble my soul, ridges and grooves mark off sections into the compartments of my life -- God, family, church, work and fun. Twigs, scattered leaves and pebbles gather to fill the crevices, much like my insecurities, weaknesses and doubt that soaks in to cloud my soul. A journey of footsteps wearing down the familiar path traveling daily to the same places. My footsteps uncertain as they follow a path to where my heart leads them. The sidewalk is marked … [Read more...]

Springs Of Living Water // The Weekend Brew


When you find yourself walking through a valley, remember that the path you take is temporary. He promises to bring you through the valley. If you look closely at the rock and dirt beneath you will see pools of water rising up beneath the barren ground. These pools are meant for healing. When you feel dry and parched, remember that all who are thirsty, all who are weak need only come to the fountain. [Tweet "All who are thirsty and weak need only come to the fountain."] If … [Read more...]

Deepening // The Weekend Brew


The voice calls often and repeats its message as a tender inquiry, A low whisper that floats in on the wings of morning. A gentle, inviting voice that offers more than just its sweet melody. The voice beckons for me to read, dive deeper and embrace the Word of God. The voice craves one on one time teaching and filling me with His goodness. The voice is God and His one desire is my time with Him in His word. Since the beginning of 2015, I have been pursued harder to spend time … [Read more...]

Grace Like Rain // The Weekend Brew


I painted this piece last Sunday during worship.  Before I went out on stage, I was pondering this verse, Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.  (Psalm 42:7 ESV) As I reflected on this verse, all I could think about were the waves -- not the all consuming waves of God's presence which bring refreshing, but the waves of life which threaten to overtake you and pull you under, leaving you gasping for air, unable to breathe … [Read more...]