The Peace of the Ever-Present God

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 I read this verse this morning and my first thought was an image of a man floating in the ocean at night after a shipwreck. There are some saints… Continue reading The Peace of the Ever-Present God

The Uncontainable God

The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man...Acts 17:24 Uncontainable. The attribute I find the most comforting is this, His omnipresence. The human idea we can keep Him sequestered in only certain corners of life and the world, reminds me of… Continue reading The Uncontainable God

When The Almighty Hides Us

"He who dwells in the secret place of the Most HighShall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress;My God, in Him I will trust.” Psalm 91:1 I read a story from Corrie Ten Boom in her book, A Prisoner And Yet. Corrie tells about her experience of… Continue reading When The Almighty Hides Us

Clarity of Winter

"And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, "This is the way. Walk in it." When you turn to the right or when you turn to the left. Isaiah 30:21 Clarity seems to come when we get quiet. When we clear away dying things that are no longer useful. When we stop asking… Continue reading Clarity of Winter

Building Houses

The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish tears it down with her own hands. Proverbs 14:1 Wisdom builds a house. By understanding this house is brought forth from obscurity, it becomes known as a home. An established place made of comforts. A place to rest and heal when sick. A warm space for… Continue reading Building Houses

Kindness

My kindness shall not depart from you. Isaiah 54:10 When I first became a Christian, around 15 years old, I remember hearing a lot about changing your life to be more Christ-like. Before I rushed into any big change I thought I would ask God to be specific. So, I prayed He would show me… Continue reading Kindness

Focused VS. Simplified

In answer to a search for a simpler lifestyle, I have found focusing the Christian life, not simplifying it to be key.Jean Fleming - Between Walden and the Whirlwind I have to admit in some ways I love minimalist, simplicity, eating farm to table, the capsule wardrobe. There is a classic elegance, a graceful way… Continue reading Focused VS. Simplified

Bloom Where You Are Planted

It's sort of funny but also sad. I learned from the internet that this saying is not in the bible. Then I found images with this saying on it and someone else saying it was a bible verse. I'm sharing this, because we are told to seek and we will find. This I know is… Continue reading Bloom Where You Are Planted

Some Things About God

"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are you ways My ways," says the Lord. "For as the rain comes down , and the snow from heaven, and does not return there, but water the earth, and make it bring forth the bud, that it may give seed to the sower and bread to… Continue reading Some Things About God

A Season At Home

klimt “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”― Edith Sitwell One winter I napped with a newborn daughter beside me, or sometimes she laid on my chest, but either way as the… Continue reading A Season At Home