When there’s a stirring of the heart, Lord, please help me be attentive to You, to know and do what You’re moving me to do. When there’s a stirring of the heat, You are on the move Lord, and doing a work. Please help me be a faithful child and servant that can be counted … Read more When there’s a stirring of the heart
(Genesis 33) Jacob had been afraid, and he believed he was in trouble. He had cheated Esau out of his blessing (so it seemed, but Esau had willingly given away his birthright earlier), and Esau had sworn to kill him. Now, returning home after many years (because God told him to), he was concerned about … Read more Was it time that healed this wound?
Life— No one really has this subject completely figured out, but at some point we can all agree that what you put into it is what you eventually get out of it. Even when you live in the realm of grace (that blessed space that yields to us, mercies that we don’t deserve) it is … Read more Cheers to life
And the LORD God of their fathers sent to them by His messengers, rising up betimes, and sending; because He had compassion on His people, and on His dwelling place. But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised His words, and misused His prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against His people, … Read more Grace, Judgment, and Mercy
2 Kings 2. All the prophets knew— The ministry of the Prophet Elijah had come to an end. He was about to be taken by the Lord from this earth. Elisha also knew what he wanted— A double portion of his master’s anointing. And he would not be distracted. Three times, he was told to … Read more Elisha and the peeping prophets
The child finally broke. “I’m done with Church, mama”, she said one Sunday evening, “I can’t keep going if it causes this much pain”. Mama was sympathetic. She said she had been there before. She talked about a time when just the realization that it was Sunday morning caused real sadness. “It was like this … Read more What’s your point of reference?
You know how they say it’s never a good idea to hold things too tightly? It’s probably good advice. This blog “experienced technical difficulties” last week (That’s how WordPress said it), and I’m grateful for my hosting company that helped me address the challenge, but for a while I just wondered…. And remembered again that— … Read more Things I remembered when I thought my blog was gone