Needing … and Knowing

  “Lord, I need You.” Four words. So true. Hugely significant. God gently inspired this prayer during dawn’s creeping hours. While I’ve prayed it before, somehow the meaning impacted me more profoundly today. As I sleeplessly tossed and turned, praying, “Lord, I trust You,” additional words suddenly formed another prayer: “Lord, I need You.” Oh, how […]

With Me

“The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.” – Psalm 42:8, NASB Weary, empty I cry out to You, the One who fills Restless and pained I reach out for Your comforting embrace.   Life. It […]

What God Values

“…though the LORD is exalted … He regards the lowly.” – Psalm 138:6 “Pray for my family. Don’t pray for me …” He sat alone at the soup kitchen’s lunch table–sweat on his brow as he ate the provided meal. At first I considered speaking to another man, but the Lord directed me to Dan*. […]

Great Waters

Stretch forth Thy hand from on high; Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters” – Ps. 144:7 As he swiftly swam, I silently hoped he wasn’t coming to rescue me … How embarrassing! Enjoying the ocean with my high school friends, we were swimming back to shore. But the current pulled fiercely and […]

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