Prayer, Fasting, Homework, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and Dreams of Lemon Cake

Say what? Yes, this is how my mind works. I will explain. Well, I can try to explain… Last night I was relaxing after four days of company, reading a retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. The heroine was hiding in the cave with her cohorts, waiting to spy on the thieves, when …

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It’s Easier Said Than Done

1. It’s easier said than done. My last post I discussed shifting from surviving to thriving. An awesome concept, truly inspired by the Holy Spirit. But this morning, as I laid in my bed after waking at 3:30, I realized my first point: it’s easier said than done. In this next paragraph I’m going to …

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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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Learning About The Holy Spirit From Mary

I am so excited about this post! I was going to continue my train of thought from my last post Who Are These Christians Anyway?. Which was my attempt to explain to non/pre-Christians that the only difference between us and them is the saving grace of Jesus. Though that statement falls short of explaining the …

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Trees: The Spirit Tree

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) The novel I am writing and this series of blog posts, is inspired by this scripture. In my story I’ve named the tree the Spirit Tree. Even though there is …

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