Dear Salvation Army, are we fooling ourselves? Are we seeing one thing within our ivory towers while the reality looks quite different? Please don’t take offense. I mean no disrespect. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Fish-Bowl Effect…
Lord, you know how distracted I can be.How I can hide my heart from you.Break down these walls in which I hide.Make me vulnerable and pliable to You.I do not … Continue reading Prayer for Intimacy (Poem & Prayer)
“The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with … Continue reading Either Put Up or Shut Up! I’m All in or nothing at all!
2 Timothy 1:6-14 (NIV) 6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my … Continue reading Dear Lord, this heart…
I was listening to music on the radio as I was dropping my children off at school this morning. Minding my own business, when God decided to pop in for … Continue reading “The God that never lets go!”
“Knock and it shall be opened.’ But does knocking mean hammering and kicking the door like a maniac?” ― C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed We pray and pray at times for God to … Continue reading Kicking in the front door
In the waning hours before the sunrise when soft light wisps through curtained window panes and before the sounds of busy lives begin again I renew my conversation with my … Continue reading Before my day (a Poem)
In the years that I have lived, loved and groaned I have never known the hunger pangs of children I have never witnessed a child dying from the curable … Continue reading I’ll Fight!
Life is marred by many things and busy schedules with phones that ring and Lord I confess I forget You. When worries increase and time flies by my space … Continue reading Lord I forgot about You! (A Poem and Prayer)
All my efforts, all my pains nothing but the best for Thee grant me Lord your loving heart and others I might see. Plant me in the fertile soil … Continue reading To my Lord of the Harvest (Poem)
I want to grasp your hand dear Lord But my grip is oh so weak An ebbing strength of childlike hands dulled senses, calloused and poor. Yet as fingertips extend … Continue reading At the moment of resignation and surrender (Poem)
“He will not let your foot slip – he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep…the Lord watches over … Continue reading Help, Safety and Provision