God's love, God's patience, prayer, puppies, quiet time, rest

Jack Chronicles II

There’s a wiggling puppy between my feet. He’s always gnawing, sniffing, biting, and busy– unless he’s asleep. When he is asleep he is a perfect angel. Loss of mind allowed this puppy into our lives. A pure moment of insanity. When he is in the middle of a “Jack Attack” and nothing will stop him from growling and biting my …

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Bible, faithfulness, God speaking, God's love, scripture

What Scripture Speaks to You?

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness… (Lamentations 3:22,23) My energy level affects my perspective. So, when I dragged myself down the stairs this morning I discovered a heaviness in my heart as I thought of the day ahead. Suddenly I wanted to …

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God's love, Jerusalem, prophecy, Wailing Wall

Gathered with Delight

Wailing Wall in Jerusalem, photo Andy Lee The Lord your God is with you,He is mighty to save.He will take great delight in you,He will quiet you with His love,He will rejoice over you with singing. The sorrows for the appointed feastsI will remove from you;they are a burden and a reproach to you.At that time I will deal with …

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God's love

Practice Makes Perfect

Google Images The cursor blinked impatiently this morning on the blank white screen facing me. I prayed, “Lord, what do you want me to write today? How can I bless the Marys? What focus? What truth?” “Tell them I love them.” He said. “Really? That’s all? I’ve told them that before.” “Tell them again.” This was the conversation that prompted …

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God's love, thankfulness

What Language do you Speak?

Thankfulness is not some sort of magical formula; it is the language of Love, which enables you to communicate intimately with Me. A thankful mind-set does not entail a denial of reality with its plethora of problems. Instead, it rejoices in Me, your Savior, in the midst of trials and tribulations. I am your strength, an ever present and well-proved …

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