Blazing sun Glaring sand Baking heat The Wilderness prevailed. Burning pain Stumbling gait Weary heart The Wilderness consumed. Wandering warriors Hiding caves David’s men The Wilderness protected. When the curse fell on me When the evil one shouted I saw the shadows of defeated soldiers Huddled in the back of the … Continue reading Preserved in the Wilderness
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Who Goes Between?
Has your heart been stirred with a longing to help those who are far away and in such heavy need? Maybe it's the heartbreaking news coming in from the Texas flooding?Or maybe it's the concern over those you love who are in difficult places? One morning recently, I was overcome by the beauty of the Morning Glories … Continue reading Who Goes Between?
Breathe, He said to meAs my harried soul jumpedFrom one thought to the nextAnd my carried over burdensJumped from now to then. Breathe, He said to meAs His whispered breath flutteredOnto my thoughtsAnd His gentle yoked peaceFilled slowly the crevices.Breathe, He said to meAs words called from the mistAbove my raging stormAnd Humbled Heart learningDrew … Continue reading Breathe
When Freedom Walks In
The mind has Corners and cranniesWhere hidden lieMemoriesThe heart wantsUncoveringFrom carryingThe burden Where can they meet?Heart and mindLike oil and waterRefuse to mix.Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.Hebrews 4:13 NIV A child sat on the side of the … Continue reading When Freedom Walks In
grounded here in this sand quick sand it feels days run together when duties long stilled echo the halls changing plans i follow the sun mete out my moments seeking a firmness wanting a strength i lose my clenching find what was missing seek what is losing life laid down LORD of the moment he … Continue reading Holy Ground
52 Commands of Jesus for Children
(In exchange for my review, the author provided this book. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." All opinions are purely my own)"Jesus, undeterred, went right ahead and gave his charge: 'God authorized and commanded me … Continue reading 52 Commands of Jesus for Children
Jewels in His Hand
The amethyst bloomson this Catmintin my gardenwere shining likebeautiful jewelsthis morning.And last night's versewas made all the morereal for me:The Lord their God will save his people on that day as a shepherd saves his flock.They will sparkle in his land like jewels in a crown. Zechariah 9:16 NIVInto a week filled with both weariness and blessings, and an … Continue reading Jewels in His Hand