I think if we all look seriously at our own prayer lives we can say we don’t pray……..often enough. JAMES 4: 2 “YOU DO NOT HAVE, BECAUSE YOU DO NOT ASK.” But what if sometimes you cannot ask, because you cannot put into words your deep soul groanings that overwhelm? ROMANS 8: 26 “LIKEWISE THE … More SPECIFIC REQUESTS/SPECIFIC ANSWERS
A tearing away of all pretense and pride will eventually happen before GOD. HE always has a way to humble us and HE wants us to come before HIM with a humble spirit. It becomes a true looking at yourself in the mirror and realizing before the CROSS who you really are………a sinner in need … More UNGUARDED VULNERABILITY
There are signposts in life that tell us exactly where to go, like trying to find a highway to get us to our destination. Signs in general are a big part of our lives. Recently I visited CO and was so thankful for all the clear signs that got me through Denver International Airport. It … More SIGNPOSTS
PSALM 27:4 “ONE THING I ASK FROM THE LORD, THIS ONLY DO I SEEK; THAT I MAY DWELL IN THE HOUSE OF THE LORD ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE, TO GAZE ON THE BEAUTY OF THE LORD AND TO SEEK HIM IN HIS TEMPLE.” SEEK, DWELL AND GAZE GOD is a beautiful GOD. The … More SEEK…….DWELL…….GAZE
There is much to be said for spending time alone…….personally I like it and I treasure it. When I am alone I know it is just me and my Savior. And I reflect and I am intentional and I pray and cry and worship. Someone once said the real measure of a person’s character is … More LIVE LIFE FOR AN AUDIENCE OF ONE
Let’s really look at people’s behavior today. Are we shocked? We should be! Everyday I read something about someone who did something so shocking to a complete stranger that I cannot wrap my head around it. Our society’s decency is deteriorating day by day. But why? WHAT WE BELIEVE INFLUENCES OUR BEHAVIOR. And slowly but … More BELIEF AND BEHAVIOR
Recently a friend and I had a fun outing to some thrift stores. My car has a good GPS tracker so we put in the address of where we needed to go. When we arrived at our destination, we laughed realizing that we were right by a mall we are familiar with, but the GPS … More THE BEST GPS
I love writing. I prefer writing these posts in longhand and then when I am able, I transfer the words here onto this blog. I have always enjoyed writing thank you notes and Christmas cards too. Some say writing, putting words together on a page, is a gift. I must agree and there are many … More WRITE THEM. WRITE THEM!
Grapes hanging from a vine have a beauty all unto themselves don’t they? There is a hotel up in Sedona, AZ where we have stayed several times that has grapes hanging from beautiful vines on trellises in the courtyard. They are amazing in color and beauty. A scripture in the book of JOHN tells us … More WORTHLESS WITHOUT THE VINE
I often watch the birds soar high above our backyard fence. And sometimes I wish I could go with them. We all know that GOD takes care of each one and provides for them and how much more does HE provide for us! Our present world offers only anger and strife. It is hard not … More LET YOUR SPIRIT SOAR!