Choices

  Sometimes I try to imagine what God is like. My finite mind can’t comprehend even a fraction of His attributes. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9  How far are the heavens from the earth? Even from […]

A Phone Call to God

  Ring. Ring.  “Hello. You’ve reached Jeremiah 33:3 and will be connected immediately with no waiting time to speak to God.” “Yes.” I lowered my fist in a victory signal. “Hello, God.” “Good morning, my daughter. I love you, today.” “I love you, too, Lord. I was reading Ephesians 6:14 today about my breastplate of […]

Differences between two voices – God’s and Satan’s

Adapted by permission from Our Daily Bread On occasion, I question whether I’m hearing from the Lord or another. I read a helpful article in Our Daily Bread and got permission to summarize some of the information. Satan: Tone: accusing, nagging, and mocking. Generates fear and causes confusion. Vague: generates an overall sense of guilt, […]

Counting Blessings Instead of Sheep

I know most people my age have heard the song that admonishes us to count our blessings instead of sheep when we’re having a hard time getting to sleep. Tossing and turning some nights plagues everyone, no matter what the age. Our head hits the pillow and our thoughts cut loose like a bunch of […]

Encouragement for Writers

Whether we’re beginning writers or multi-published, we all get discouraged. Sometimes it’s tempting to say, “I quit.” But, I hope this post offers a bit of insight and hope. When I read passages from the Bible, I can’t help but relate them to the task of writing. This morning Psalm 37: 4 jumped out at […]

An Audience with the Maker of the Universe

  Even after becoming a Christian, I hated to approach my pastor. He had much better things to do than talk to me. (In my opinion, not his.)If you think I’m exaggerating my feelings, I’m not. But praise God, things changed when the Lord made a few adjustments to my thinking. First, He impressed upon […]