beautiful, daily time with God, encouragement, God's love, God's Sovereignty, morning prayer, morning quiet times

Counting the Sand of the Sea: A Prayer

  Your thoughts—how rare, how beautiful!  God, I’ll never comprehend them! I couldn’t even begin to count them—     any more than I could count the sand of the sea. Oh, let me rise in the morning and live always with you!  ….Investigate my life, O God,  find out everything about me; Cross-examine and test me,  get a clear picture of what I’m about; …

Continue Reading
ministry, morning prayer, speaking

A Prayer Request

Yesterday’s post was not finished! I didn’t give the reference to my words. They were actually my translation of Colossians 4:2-6. Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful (expecting) and thankful. And pray for us too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ for which I am in chains. Pray …

Continue Reading
Beth Moore, callings, morning prayer, spiritual warfare, strongholds, Victory


We don’t like to talk about them. We may not even know we have one….but all of us do. Beth Moore’s definition: “A Stronghold is anything that exalts itself in our minds, pretending to be bigger than our God. It steals much of our focus and causes us to feel overpowered. Controlled. Mastered. Whether the stronglold is an addiction, unforgiveness …

Continue Reading
morning prayer, Trust

This Morning’s Conversation

Your sense of security must not rest in your possessions or in things going your way. I am training you to depend on Me alone, finding fulfillment in my Presence. This entails being satisfied with much or little, accepting either as My will for the moment. Instead of grasping and controlling, you are learning to release and receive. Cultivate this …

Continue Reading