Prayer is like jumping on a trampoline. With that image in mind, I wrote the following. I challenge you to follow its imagery all the way to the end: TRAMPOLINE Beginning to pray The hungering prayer that truly seeks God, Is like stepping out on to a trampoline, And giving up full control of your […]
This is a good time to talk about optimism. I suppose you could say that God is the eternal Optimist, because nothing is impossible for God; therefore, God can continue changing things until God gets exactly what God wants. That means, God will hopefully continue working on us until we finally become the persons God […]
Time for a little inspiration on hope, gratitude and listening to the “inner voice” of God.
“When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’” (John 20:22) Once You breathed on me; I felt Your breath, so softly Surrounding me, then slowing, Ever so delicately, Moving through and filling me With Your liberating Presence. Then Your breath became You, How I know not, […]
Christmas is a time for remembering and reflecting, not just giving and receiving.
I take my quiet with me, So wherever I am, There also is quiet, hovering softly, Waiting patiently to descend like a cloud Upon me when I turn toward You. My quiet, like a true friend Never criticizes or judges me, But is always willing to enter me As I enter it, without question or […]