But God is my strength. Oh what a promise! I'm writing devotionals this month on scriptures that use the phrase, "BUT GOD". It's been an awesome journey.
It has always been a marvel to me that Jesus intercedes for us. Not only did He pour Himself out on the cross for our salvation, but “He lives always to intercede for us (Hebrews 7:25.
There's a lot to deal with in midlife. That empty nest syndrome for one can really take you for a loop. But that is not the only crisis you are looking at as you are "becoming sage". What does that even mean? "to become sage". You might have thought about the herb. But the first … Continue reading Midlife Crisis: Becoming Sage
One of the best ways to build a foundation of scripture is in song. Think about it. We can recall every word of a song we loved from high school...
I've heard people say that they have given up on prayer. It saddens my heart to hear them say this because prayer is our lifeline to heaven. I would say to them, "Please, give prayer another chance." Could it be that our view of God is distorted? Maybe you need a new perspective on how … Continue reading Give Prayer Another Chance
The last 13 year of my life I have become dependant on God communicating to me through the bible. His word is living and breathing and it has NEVER failed me- NEVER. I prayed about a situation and asked God to give me a verse from his word. Within minutes I got "Thess 1 15"... … Continue reading Hope’s NOT a Dangling Carrot
My desire from the beginning of the year has been to explore the disciplines. I introduced the plan of a series with a post on the What and Why of Spiritual Disciplines. Then my sister, Kandy Chimento followed up with a post on the 'How' using the Bonsia tree as an illustration. About that time, … Continue reading What Is Spiritual Formation and How Do I Practice It?
Christianity is more than a theory about the universe, more than teachings written down on paper; it is a path along which we journey - in the deepest and richest sense, the way of life.from The Orthodox Way by Kallistos Ware The Way of Life: a Path Which we Journey This quote in itself is … Continue reading How Experience Creates a Deeper Faith Walk & LinkUp
Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. I Timothy 4:7-8 Train - (verb) to direct the growth of (a … Continue reading How to Train Yourself to be Godly
Image credit Free Photos at Pixabay Here we stand at the beginning of a new year. Many of us are examining our lives to see where we need improvement. I felt God calling me this year to find the old paths and draw up closer to Him. The next thing He said was, "Go back … Continue reading What are Spiritual Disciplines and Why do I need them?