Katherine Mansfield while ill was writing in her diary reasons to stay alive, she wrote: “Now Katherine, what do you mean by health? And what do you want it for? Answer: By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing, life in close contact with those I love... Then I want… Continue reading All the Life and Work Given To You.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1 First let's make sure we understand the word should. The definition of should is: 1.indicates obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions. 2. used to indicate what… Continue reading Focus When Confronted With Should
Photo by Geran de Klerk on Unsplash He reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with him. Daniel 2:22 I used to run early in the morning. For the most part my mind would focus on breathing but sometimes my mind would conjure up some horrific images of what could happen to me on… Continue reading This Is My Father’s World
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
I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of God in the land of the living. Psalm 27:13 A man suffering with some kind of infirmity, probably paralyzed or lame, lay beside the pool of Bethesda. Did he echo David the Psalmist as he laid there watching the… Continue reading Seeing God’s Goodness in the Land of the Living.
Lately I've been reading old saints. This month it has been The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila. I've been calling it a reading hour, although it doesn't always last an hour. Sometimes it's only a few pages and ten minutes but it is always on the topic of spiritual development. I found the… Continue reading Remedies For The Soul
The last couple of years I've left behind the ritual of making New Year resolutions for something more vague yet focused which is a weird combination. Just a word or two, maybe a short sentence. I don't really set all the particulars. It's just a word to keep in mind as I make decisions in… Continue reading Nourish and Flourish
He who has my commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him. John 14:21 This love of God, this invitation to know Him as a Friend as a Father as a Creator,… Continue reading This Love of God