“Hear my prayer, O God; Give ear to the words of my mouth.” Ps. 54:2, NASB Lord, sometimes words wait I am still. Inside I weep… Longing for Your touch. ¬† Tenderly You help Words escape. You listen, soothe Peace washes over. ¬† Slowly words form, flow, Clarify. Leaning, hoping, I know You’ll guide me. […]

All the Difference

“But you when you pray, go into your inner room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will repay you.” ~ Matthew 6:6 It’s called worry. And it’s a sin. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night–only […]

Just Believe

“And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord.” – Luke 1:45 “Lord, is this what You really want me to do? Or is it just my own desire?” Agonizing for months over the Connecting with Christ Conference 2012, I desperately asked […]

Need a Refill?

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13 I remember my mom pulling up to the gas station when I was a child and telling the attendant to “Fill it up.” Now […]

Childlike Trust

Image:¬†FreeDigitalPhotos.net These things Jesus spoke; and lifting up His eyes to heaven, He said, ‘Father …’” – John 17:1 I’ve never been tall, but it was still an unusual sensation when each of my sons surpassed my height. Now I look up to them and sometimes reminisce about their younger years … when they looked […]

Moving Forward

Image:¬†FreeDigitalPhotos.net For in him we live, and move, and have our being …” – Acts 17:28 (KJV) “Close your eyes,” my daughter instructed. She and her friend led me down the porch steps and along our front walkway. Their small hands clasped mine as I was kindly informed of each step and gently taken to […]

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