I had been exerting such grim effort to relax and gaze and then the Spirit comes lightly inside a task where I was exerting no effort at all, just living.
“Do you know God? Well then hello brother!” Wouldn’t it be great to live every day more receiving than reserved?
All Creation has a lesson to teach us. Come read how the Creation Story is reflected in our personal lives and hear the vital call it has for us all.
For decades I went through this world looking for the approval of man: seeking awareness, affirmation and affection. But God Punched the Care Out of Me!
Trauma and abuse can negatively affect our physical bodies. Our body can literally be like a scorecard keeping a record of life’s events, telling our story.
The fruit of surrender and embracing the Cross is the contentment of Christ, a quiet joy and genuine acceptance and gratitude for the life He’s given.
You will have people leave you for all sorts of reasons. Some prefer the world. Some prefer their demons. Some would rather keep their life than lose it.
To weep with those who weep is to partake of their pain and be helpless to alleviate it. That helplessness can be maddening.
Jeremiah is a wonderful picture of what God wants us to do with our pain, frustration, doubt and anger.
There is a blessing in nonresistance. Everywhere in my life that I've resisted, it’s ended in my torment.
I can wander from His sovereignty when I look at what is before me, but He only lets me wander so far.
It's one thing to believe the Shepherd, knowing Psalm 23 is true. It's quite another to experience all of it, every verse, as His present, personal reality!