Author Archives: thomgar

Pre-Occupied with God

What does it mean for us to be in or live or minister in the presence of God?  That’s a big question that would take many words to describe. But at least part of the answer is that we are … Continue reading

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“Here I Am”

A friend of mine recently posted the words to a familiar chorus by Chris Tomlin, Here I am to Worship. The words to the refrain or chorus are, “Here I am to Worship, here I am to bow down, here … Continue reading

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God’s Armor All

Today I had a little time on my hands and a few things to process… a few changes to consider. I decided to do something a little mindless but useful. We moved into a new house a few months ago. … Continue reading

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Still King

This morning the Lord spoke a simple word to me. “I am still King.” The fact that He is King means that He is in control—He is sovereign. He is Loving and faithful. All circumstances are under His feet. He … Continue reading

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Living in the Shadows

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. Ps 91:1 Many of us encounter some kind of uncertainty or darkness along the path of our lives. This darkness could be … Continue reading

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Going Home Again

The question is often asked, “Can we go home again?”—can we go back and reestablish the roles and we grew up with? We might ask the question, “Can I go back and wear the clothes I wore in grade school … Continue reading

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A Little Bird Told Me….

Yesterday I came home in the middle of the afternoon to settle into some writing and reflection time. When I arrived home our little dog, Aretha, greeted me. (She demands RESPECT.) She usually greets me at the door and then … Continue reading

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