I wait – my soul waits in expectation. He comes. He speaks, and I listen. His words I receive like the manna I need today. They to give hope to my weary soul, refreshment to the depths of my spirit. It’s more than instruction, counsel or correction. Such words of hope, mercy, and encouragement are living waters to my thirst and nourishment to my hunger. Words pierce my yielded heart in healing power. Yesterday I missed Him – lost our time in the Secret Place. The hustle, bustle, and demands ... Read More about My Soul Waits
She looks out the window and notices how long the shadows are - the Florida sun is going down. She thinks it's a Georgia sun. She hears him before he even walks in the door. He's young and handsome. She lucked out in getting a nurse so sweet. "Mom. What do you want to wear to the party?" She still can't figure out why he calls her mom, but she keeps that mystery to herself. He knows before she even answers. It's the yellow one. The one she wore when she danced with President Johnson and Lady ... Read More about A Legacy of Love
Time has had her way with my body. Moisturizer welcomes my wrinkles like long-lost friends. The woman in the mirror looks like my mother. I see her crystal blue eyes and hear her in my quick laughter. The lines around my mouth and shadows under my eyes are hers. I submit to the change. No matter what I do or what I wear, "I am growing old." But what about my spirit? What has age done to her? My spirit secretly smiles because the answer gives her pleasure. Her ugliness has disappeared - ... Read More about Biblical Submission?
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV In The Presence of the Holy His Word pulls me Out of myself Draws me near In His arms I am in the presence of the Holy! In the shadow of not knowing I trust Him In the blindness of not seeing I lean on Him Without His love I would fade away With His presence I would die He is my all in all. God is Sovereign He is ... Read More about In the Presence of the Holy
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name... The Lord's prayer starts like this, or so I thought. I've said those words a million times. But this morning it was different - this morning I saw the truth. I've always said, Our Father in heaven, Holy is Your name. Some might imagine, "What's the difference and why does it even matter?" The answer is clear. God is Holy; He doesn't become Holy just because I pray that He is holy. His name is Holy in us when we acknowledge His Holiness. ... Read More about “Be Holy”