By reading scripture every day I am starting to see God’s plan – clearer. Join us at Growing through God’s Word Facebook Group. Let’s find the freedom to live. Today these are the passages I studied: Psalm 63:1-8; Numbers 13:1-2, 17-14:9; Matthew 17:22-27 In the Psalm, I loved the first verse, You, God, are my… Continue reading Freedom to Live – Sunday Stillness Link
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?
A Powerful Story of God’s Persistence and a Woman’s Obedience Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Marianne Jones, author, blogger, scriptwriter. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” ~ Malala Yousafzai Marianne didn’t let anything stop her from speaking out. Here is her story. I knew from the time I was… Continue reading How Did God Lead Marianne to Social Justice?
33 Dots: Pride I am doing a challenge experiment in drawing — to make my mind expand but also to hear God at the same time. This time I heard the word pride. I put 33 dots on a piece of art paper, outline them and then colour. Then I pray. What Lord does this… Continue reading Is Pride Easy to Spot? I Think Not
How to learn to Get Along I’m joining Five Minute Friday just to write for 5 minutes on a word. Today’s word is AGREE. Setting the timer: GO I don’t always agree with my husband. We have been married for 46 years and we are still happily married. It’s not because I always agree with… Continue reading Why It’s Hard to Agree With My Husband
How the Joy of the Lord can Be My Strength Once again I challenged myself to 33 dots. This morning it only took about one minute before I saw the dancer. Yes, she was in action with a drape of material around her. I looked at the dots. I knew why I saw this. I… Continue reading What do a Dancer and Studying God’s Word have in Common?
Motivate at Five Minute Friday It’s Five Minute Friday and the first one of the year. The word this week is MOTIVATE. That’s a great word for 2018. MOTIVATE. My Word for this year is GO FORTH. (There will be more coming about this in the next few weeks.) So that means I need to… Continue reading What do I need to motivate me towards a disciplined life?
Be Near: Five Minute Friday I find it very exciting and interesting how God links some things together – actually He holds everything together (Colossians 1:7). This morning as I did my morning readings and studying I came away with thoughts to write about. But then Five MInute Friday’s prompt came through and the prompt… Continue reading Be Near: Who is like the LORD our God?
I wanted to look at 3 ways to keep with God’s Spirit. This post was first published on Medium.com. I needed regeneration. We have a water softener in our home in Arizona because the water is extremely hard. For this reason I found my hair didn’t feel as clean as at home with our well… Continue reading Regeneration: 3 Ways to Keep in Step with God’s Spirit
What is it that I Really Need? I’m a little late for Five Minute Fridays but can’t resist writing on this week’s prompt: NEED. Five minutes to type out my thoughts. Here goes. This morning I read two devotionals – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, and Jesus Calling. Both said the same things… Continue reading What Is It That I Really Need?