Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him! Psalm 34:8 NLT Empty at last. My home of the last five years was now a house again, empty of my family's presence, pictures, and remnants. It had been a long, lonely ordeal of packing, sorting and disposing of my household goods. I had been alone for two months as my husband had begun a job eleven hours away. As the moving van drove off, I entered the empty house and made my final round. I entered my study ... Read More about To Taste God’s Goodness We Must First Have a Taste for God Part 2
And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. Romans 8:38 NLT Living in a new state, miles from my comfort zone, has been more of a challenge than I would have imagined. I moved from a metropolitan area to a rural town, went from being known to being unknown, from being confident in my purpose to ... Read More about To Taste God’s Goodness We Must First Have a Taste for God Part 1
This morning my heart was stirred as I pondered the unfathomable presence, power, peace, and provision of Jehovah, the God of the universe, who is the lover of my soul. I am foolish not to trust Him. Psalm 57:7-11 NLT My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises! 8 Wake up, my heart! Wake up, O lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn with my song. 9 I will thank you, Lord, among all the people. I will ... Read More about Morning Reflections ~ Joyfully Trust God!
Then the proconsul believed (became a Christian) when he saw what had occurred, for he was astonished and deeply touched at the teaching concerning the Lord... Acts 13:12 AMPC Moving across state lines to help plant a church was an unexpected calling giving me a wake-up call! This faith move revealed how stale my relationship with God had become. For years I had given counsel, taught, mentored and supported many individuals and groups for the sake of God's kingdom. As I look back, I ... Read More about What is your Focus, Astonishing Actions or Admonishing Words?
This is what the Lord, your protector, says, the one who formed you in the womb: “I am the Lord, who made everything, who alone stretched out the sky, who fashioned the earth all by myself Isaiah 44:24 NET My help comes from the Lord, the Creator of heaven and earth! Psalms 121:2 NET The World Gazes at God A common focus, the community of onlookers, human creatures of the earth, gazing at THE sun of the universe. Exclamations of emotions, expressions of amazement at the ... Read More about Eclipse Highlights the Presence of God