Tag Archives: God

Stolen Breaths

The moon glows full, bright, outside my window. Thoughts of wonder sparked. Questions surface from a grateful heart. How often rushing past, breath unstolen? Without pausing, awestruck? What secrets those wonders might reveal. What truths might God whisper? Hearts unprepared, rushed. Mysteries remain unseen. Painted sunset, streaks of yellow, pink, orange, purple, red splash against sky....

Learning to Be Still

After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper. – 1 Kings 19:12 God is not always going to speak to us through a burning bush. He wants us to know his voice in even the gentlest whisper. Our world is filled...

Affirmation and Validation

Therefore, encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. — 1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV) I’ve shared before how I struggle with self esteem issues.  A lot of times the head knowledge of knowing I’m valued by God (and even my familyand friends) clashes with needing to feel affirmed and...

Carrying One Another’s Burdens

Galations 6:2 “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” As Christ-followers, as the church, do we really do that? Do we really “carry each other’s burdens?” I think to truly do this we have to be willing to let down our own guard around our hearts. Do...