Taking Liberty With Liberty

As most of our friends know, our entire family holds the privilege of being both Canadian and American citizens. Liberty is an amazing gift — when one is cognizant of the incredible sacrifices that purchase it. Liberty enjoyed without the awareness of the sacrificial gift that it is usually degrades into self-absorption and me-centered living.

Enjoy the gift of universal liberty by the sacrifices of God, and of national liberty by the sacrifices of brothers and sisters in the human family.

As for us, we’ll be in “fam” mode through Monday, so this may be the only post you see for a few days.

“Fire burning deep in planet’s core, rise, enflame rich souls of earth dust made.”


Sheltering Mercy and Endless Grace help us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation. Sheltering Mercy helps the reader pray Psalms 1-75; Endless Grace leads in prayer through Psalms 76-150.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. Each book contains 75 prayers drawn from the Book of Psalms, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning there. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

These artful, poetic, and classic devotional books are a perfect gift, and feature compelling stunning illustrations and hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms. Co-written with Ryan Whitaker Smith, Brazos Publishing.

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