To hear from God we need to be still. Stillness – How to Hear from God Being still So hard to do Stop Pause Release Drop shoulders Slow heart rate Focus on Jesus Come, Lord Jesus Deep breath Then another Feel the tension ease Let go of all thoughts Except for Jesus He is My… Continue reading How Can I Hear From God Today?
The Stillness of Sunday – Janis Cox asks if you can sit still before the Lord. Picture with Scripture
Sunday Stillness – God tells us to Sit Still Lately I have been having a hard time settling into a quiet time with the Lord. Does that happen to you? This morning I finally said, “SIT STILL, Jan.” And I did. I sat so still I fell asleep. But that’s not bad either. At least… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – God tells us to Sit Still
Sunday Stillness – How to hear God’s gentle whisper I had a hearing test a few weeks ago. Bottom line – I can’t hear very well. There seems to be a problem with my ear drums not vibrating – so maybe fluid behind my ear drum. My hearing is the worst when there is other noise around. I thought… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – How to hear God’s gentle whisper
Sunday Stillness – Psalm 139:1-4 I bought a little sketch book recently and as I read the Bible, and my devotionals I have been using my new watercolour pencils to sketch what I feel. As I read Jesus Calling on August 24th, I felt God’s presence and saw Him hovering over everything – the sea… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – Psalm 139:1-4
Are you Waiting? Janis describes her waiting time during Advent.
Quiet – Five-Minute Fridays Janis Cox discusses the word quiet – as used in a spiritual practice.
How Do I Come Into His Presence When I am Lonely? by Mary Haskett I wanted to enter into His presence, but it seemed I could not find the way. Loneliness struck once again. My husband had been gone to heaven for more than eighteen months, and still, waves of loneliness would wash over me.… Continue reading HOW DO I COME INTO HIS PRESENCE WHEN I AM LONELY?
Person at Prayer by Judith Lawrence One of the most tender images is the human person at prayer. When the body gathers itself before the Divine, a stillness deepens. The blaring din of distraction ceases, and the deeper tranquility within the heart envelops the body. To see people at prayer is a touching sight. …It… Continue reading PERSON AT PRAYER
Shut Me Up, Lord by Jan Cox This past weekend my girlfriend and I promised to pray and listen to God. But, you know what? We got side-tracked with our own thoughts and ideas. We even went on a half hour nature hike to pray. But, we took my little dog too. Bad idea. If… Continue reading SHUT ME UP, LORD