It must have been peaceful in Your garden Before sin's fateful sting I imagine that it was restful, Lord As Adam named each living thing. That's how I feel as I sit with You And listen to the breeze As butterflies float by with grace Their dance performed with ease. The fruit is full It's … Continue reading In My Garden
When you're feeling as if the wolves are better at their job than you are at yours... "My dear children, you belong to God and have defeated them; because God’s Spirit, who is in you, is greater than the devil, who is in the world." 1 John 4:4 "Wait for the Lord’s help. Be strong and brave, and … Continue reading Greater is He
"They asked each other, "Were not our hearts burning within us while He talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?" --Luke 24:32 Music that Speaks https://youtu.be/Ewhz3pCk9vM
Hot sun Dry leaves A hawk's cry A gentle breeze All that glitters isn't gold Like what sparkles beneath my feet But all that's golden is the prize that always … Continue reading All That’s Golden
[He gives strength to the weary] July 10, 2019 Physically, I've hit another rough patch, but by the time anyone reads this piece it will be old news. (I'm way ahead on my writing, though from time to time I do throw something very current into the mix.) If I say yesterday, I mean … Continue reading Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
[Peace! Be Still!] Why does this happen? One day I'm hopeful and peaceful. Then I wake up the next day melancholy, and it's not long before my mind is so full of questions. Soon Yesterday's calm is washed away, and the wind and waves begin to rise up within me. There are things that are … Continue reading Sometimes He Stills that Surging Sea Within
[Why are you so afraid?] Nothing tests our faith more than when we're forced to wait, especially in the middle of a storm. When prayers seem to go unanswered, fear and doubt can creep in. We may even wonder if God cares what happens to us. Jesus disciples wondered too. When Jesus slept, as the wind … Continue reading Testing, Testing, is this thing On?