Vision: Washed by the Water of the Word

When I tune into God’s heart in prayer, he often uses pictures or words in my mind to illustrate a deeply layered message. Just like the adage: a picture is worth a thousand words, so these visions can convey more each time I contemplate it’s meaning. The vision I want to share was given during …

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Anticipation

Today my spirit is vacillating between anticipation and anxiety, as I wait on some of my writing being critiqued and an online writers’ retreat today. My mind racing to the what ifs while excited for the what’s nexts. So what’s the difference? Anticipation is founded on hopeful expectations, whereas anxiety stems from fear (often expressed …

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It’s Easy To Believe In God

The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. They speak without a sound or word; their voice is never heard. Yet their message has gone throughout the earth, and their words to all the world.Psalm 19:1-4 (NLT) …

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A Blossom of Thought

How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! I can’t even count them; they outnumber the grains of sand!Psalm 139:17-18a (NLT) How many times have I thought that I couldn’t hear God’s voice or feel God’s presence, then berated myself for not spending time with him? That’s how I came …

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Bare-faced Honesty

He knows all about us. He knows we are made from dust.Psalm 103:14 (ERV) DustI am dustDon’t look at meDepression eats away at meHoles appearing in my facadeJoy disintegratingHope trampled by liesFilling every space in my mindPain seats itself comfortablyI can’t live here in this spaceIn this caveOccupied by bleaknessHis hand reaches outBefore I even …

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