But God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.― Francis Chan Father, let me be bold in my faith. Show me how to trust you to guide meContinue reading “Trust in Him”
As I walked the nature trails today, I saw some movement out of the corner of my eye. When I stopped and examined more closely, I saw a black beetle pushing a brown ball more than twice its size. I had heard about dung beetles, but had never seen one in person before. (Yes, thereContinue reading “The Dung Beetle”
Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on; you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently HeContinue reading “Invite Him In”
Thank you, Father, for so freely offering your hand to help me in my fears. Make me humble enough to reach out and accept your divine assistance.
“At times God puts us through the discipline of darkness to teach us to heed Him. Song birds are taught to sing in the dark, and we are put into the shadow of God’s hand until we learn to hear Him…Watch where God puts you into darkness, and when you are there keep your mouthContinue reading “In the Dark Places”
Ps. 83:18 Let them know that you, whose name is the LORD—that you alone are the Most High over all the earth.
I know not the way God leads me, but well do I know my Guide.― Martin Luther Lord, sometimes the path ahead is unclear, and I become confused, afraid, or worried. Forgive me for not trusting you to keep my steps on the path, on the way you choose for me. Help me know You wellContinue reading “Be My Guide”
Recently, I had an MRI. As I lay inside the narrow cylinder, the machine whirred, clanked and peered deep inside my body. It didn’t care how I appeared on the outside, only on the inside. After the doctor reads the MRI, he will decide on an appropriate course of action to make me whole again. Continue reading “The Physician’s Advice”
Relying on God has to start all over every day, as if nothing has yet been done.― C. S. Lewis