Soap Bubbles for the Soul


An excerpt from Heart Renovation: A Construction Guide to Godly Character
by Katy Kauffman


I walked onto the beach and stood in awe. It wasn’t the white-capped waves that captured my attention or the small flock of pelicans that flew nearby. It was the soap bubbles.


The ocean was edged with soap bubbles, or what looked like them, as if God were cleansing the waters. White foam stood at attention along the beach, a reminder of what “clean” looks like. I played tag with the waves for a little bit, and then stepped into a foamy mound. My toes didn’t feel it as much as my heart did. Clean. A sense of being made new, washed, set right. “Clean” is a refreshing word, and it is a reality usually achieved through hard work and care. It takes hard work to keep a house clean. How much more our hearts.

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Tune My Heart

My poor guitar waited for over a year to be played. 2013 was the year of publishing for my family with many learning curves which took a lot of time. Only a few times did I pick up my guitar and play some songs to relieve stress. I missed playing praise music regularly. And I think the guitar missed me.

Finally, a few weeks ago, I sat down and cradled my guitar, prepared to play at last. ...

 

 

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