God's word, heart, prayer

Seek God in the Big and Little

“Then you will call upon me and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” {JEREMIAH 29:12} In the middle of a triple-digit heat wave, the back-to-school hustle had left me panting for breath. The humidity was stifling. I had been…

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prayer

Search me, O God, and know my heart; Test me and know my anxious thoughts {Psalm 139:23} The sun had not emerged yet, and I was fumbling for a cup of coffee when I heard her crying out again. Okay. But first coffee. With a cup full of brave, I walked down the hall to…

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friendship, prayer, rest

My heart has heard you say, “Come and talk with me.”     And my heart responds, “Lord, I am coming.” {Psalm 27:8 NLT} I gave myself a time out today. Life can feel so chaotic at times as we move from one thing to the next. Mix in bills and car repairs, dishes and laundry, and…

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prayer, Uncategorized

I am a Martha temperament, wanting the food to be delicious, the house kept clean, the gifts neatly wrapped. I can easily feel overwhelmed with the preparations. But my greatest desire? To be like Mary and choose the more perfect way (see Luke 10:38-42). Can I just sit for a moment with Jesus? May I…

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God's word, prayer, Uncategorized

a prayer of praise inspired by Psalm 119 Across the pages of news print words land like shrapnel in a war torn world.Our generation is tangled in a web of media weaving sticky stories that seduce and ensnare.O Lord, your word is a balm. Your word attracts a hurting and hungry world and gives it…

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