Do I Want to Be Weird? “When I was given an assignment to “sit still for five minutes and listen to God” – I failed, miserably.” Jan recounts how she worked at finding the Mary in herself.
Different Methods by Rose Harmer God uses many ways to instruct us along the path He wants us to go. Sometimes we form habits which help us in one stage of life yet may need to be changed in other stages. One of the methods I have used to focus my attention during private prayer… Continue reading DIFFERENT METHODS
Awakening by Jan Cox This week I have been in a fog, maybe even a funk. And yes the picture above is a blur. That is how I have felt. I have had breathing problems this month in Arizona. The pollen doesn’t like me. I am best when I am indoors, which is not pleasant… Continue reading AWAKENING
Peace – Can I Find it? by Jan Cox We had a major decision to make in the past few weeks. I prayed … and prayed. I read the Bible and prayed this Scripture: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And… Continue reading PEACE – CAN I FIND IT?
Adventures of the Spiritual Life by Judith Lawrence (reprinted with permission June 22, 2011) “Recollection,” says Evelyn Underhill, “is the traditional term by which mystical writers define the voluntary concentration, a first collecting or gathering in of the attention of the self to its most hidden cell. That self is as yet unacquainted with the… Continue reading ADVENTURES OF THE SPIRITUAL LIFE
Hosea – Object Lesson Life by Violet Nesdoly (reprinted with permission) TODAY’S SPECIAL: Hosea 1:1-21 TO CHEW ON: “When the Lord began to speak by Hosea, the Lord said to Hosea: “Go, take yourself a wife of harlotry and children of harlotry for the land has committed great harlotry by departing form the Lord.” So… Continue reading HOSEA – OBJECT LESSON LIFE
Musings on Worship and Intercessory Prayer by Peter Black Keynote: God moves us to prayer so that He can move through our prayers. Sometimes it’s a difficulty, some challenging circumstance that our Heavenly Father uses to motivate us to engage or re-engage in a deeper level of prayer. Take Isaiah, for example, in Isaiah chapter 6. During… Continue reading MUSINGS ON WORSHIP AND INTERCESSORY PRAYER
Listening – part 2 Remember last week when I said I had a lot of excuses for not having time to sit and listen to God. Well I did – when I awoke in the morning – my dog would bug for attention, my husband would start a conversation, or the phone would ring. Never… Continue reading LISTENING – PART 2
Another Factor in Conversation with God We have talked a lot about praying to our Father. We have discussed persistent prayer, healing prayer, prayers for our nation and the world, prayers for governments, prayers for strangers, and prayer for revival. We have discussed waiting for God, night prayers, and miracles. Today I want to talk… Continue reading ANOTHER FACTOR IN CONVERSATION WITH GOD