An Abecedarian poem I didn’t feel free to write poetry. But God did. A new type of poetry, abecedarian, kickstarted my love of poetry. These past months I have written many poems as I read and studied scripture. I started a 3-year Bible plan in the spring. Each day I read 3 scriptures. I use… Continue reading How Can an Abecedarian Poem Free Us?
This week the writer’s prompt from Five Minute Fridays is REGRET. We have 5 minutes to write what comes to us — quickly. Little editing. Just write. Go: Clock is ticking This post first published on Medium.com I will admit I hate that word — regret. It has a negative tone and I am a positive person.… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Regret
33 Dots – Burden I love to draw. But lately I felt hemmed in when I painted. This week my painting led me to the word – burden. Photo from Pixabay I decided I’m letting my inhibitions go and see where God would lead me. I want to draw freely. As always I pray first. Then… Continue reading How God Can Speak Through My Art – What’s my Burden?
Can the Word of God come ALIVE to us? A New Opportunity for Studying God’s Word I will be starting a new FB study – Psalms Alive using David Kitz’s book, “psalms alive” (yes no caps). He has generously offered his book for anyone who wants to join this study. Some of you may have… Continue reading Can the Word of God come ALIVE to us?
The word for Friday at 5 Minute Fridays was embrace. I couldn’t put together 5 minutes to write since Friday. Now I have those 5 minutes and I will try. Here goes: When I saw the word embrace my first thought was a hug. I love hugging – my family and close friends. I’m not… Continue reading Embrace: Five Minute Friday
Purpose: Five Minute Friday About 8 years ago I met a wonderful man of God whose name is Ed Hird. Ed had written a book called Battle for the Soul of Canada, based on 1 and 2 Timothy. As he told me about his book I became impassioned to read it. I wasn’t disappointed. It made… Continue reading Purpose: Five Minute Friday
How Often do you say, “I will do it”? I wonder how often we say the phrase, “I will do it”, or “what if you”? How often do we think we have the answers? I am starting to do the Bible study about Daniel by Laura Davis, Unlocking the Truth of Daniel. I helped her… Continue reading How Often do you say, “I will do it”?
Are you led by the Spirit or Man? Word of God Speak Linkup This will be a different Word of God Speak today. God has shown me what I need to do and that is listen to His Spirit. Are you led by the Spirit or Man? I had decided to join an online Bible… Continue reading Are you led by the Spirit or Man?
Sunday Stillness – What is the Gospel? Last week I gave a rundown on how we were studying the Bible in our Bible Study. We were trying to find out exactly “What is the Gospel?” by reading big chunks of Scripture. You can read more of the study by going to Six Important Things… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – What is the Gospel?
Sunday Stillness – Six Important Things to Remember When Studying Scripture I am taking a little break from studying Titus. We are preparing in the next couple of weeks to relocate back home to Haliburton. This always takes more thought and time than I realize. Today for Sunday Stillness, I will tell you about the… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – Six Important Things to Remember When Studying Scripture