You know, when God invades our earth with His divine word, it still works His will in us after the feeling and awe passes. When we move on to “new revelation,” that invasion still wreaks heavenly havoc in our souls. It’s a living word.… Continue Reading “Bye Bill…You’re Just Dust!”
Maybe it wasn’t a wise confession, but it was an honest moment and cry for help and strength. From my mouth to God’s ears came the words, I feel like I’m choking! These words expressed my heart in a highly pressurized moment. Choking —… Continue Reading “Don’t Let the Thorns Choke Your Word”
These days almost mirror my late 20s… early to bed, very early to rise and phone calls for prayer and support not long after that. It’s my life and I love this part…especially the early mornings. My best focus and thoughts meet me when… Continue Reading “What’s the Best that Can Happen? (shift perspective)”
Here’s another nugget from my Bonhoeffer devotional. Psalm 119:1 is the focus. Happy are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord. Referring to “new beginnings,” he says that we drive ourselves into “fruitless fear” when we question whether… Continue Reading “Fruitless Fear (the burden of anxiety)”
Today I consider that some of us make it through a week of busy schedules (work, church, community service, family needs, kids’ needs, etc.) to get to Sunday, and struggle mentally with going to worship service. Whether we pin it on the people, the… Continue Reading “A Short Prayer for Renewal”
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