*Pause* – oh, what a great word – pause. For days, I’ve heard its whispers calling me – enticing me come closer. Yet, it seemed out of reach. Each time I reached towards its embrace, my fingers fell short of the button as my circumstances won the battle for my attention. Oh, that I could resist the pull of the urgent and push that button. Continue reading “Pause”
This week’s Five-Minute-Friday writing prompt is secret. What would you say if I told you I have a secret – for YOU?! One that makes life joyful – hopeful – filled with satisfaction? My timer is set for five minutes. So, here we go . . . Continue reading “Secret”
This morning, I was meditating on how all creation worships God. The song, “So Will I” by Hillsong was playing in my mind. So, I asked my dog, Willie G, who was sitting next to me, “What do you do to worship God?” Continue reading “Loyalty”
I can picture her. Stuck — no way out. Fearing the worst and not knowing where to turn. Have you ever been there? Naomi sure had. Continue reading “Stuck”
Question for today–What other God is like our God? Other is today’s Five-Minute-Friday writing prompt. My timer is set. Here we go.
Do you ever play the comparison game? If so, you know it leaves you feeling one of two ways: either less than enough, or like you’re all that and a bag of chips. Right? Continue reading “A God Like No Other”
Hey, friends. What comes to mind when you hear the word release? It is today’s word prompt, meant to inspire free-writing for those who accept the challenge. To learn more about the group, click here. Continue reading “Release”
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” or at least, that’s what they say. I think beauty is in the heart of the receiver. Let me explain. Continue reading “Beauty”
Why is probably one of the most asked questions. Many times, it’s followed by specific details like, “Why does God allow bad things to happen?” “Why couldn’t I be born taller, smarter, funnier” or whatever else we can imagine. Continue reading “WHY”
“This is it,” she thinks. “This is the moment I’m going to die.”
She’s tired. More tired than she’s ever been in her life. Every muscle aches from struggling to fight the current. It’s a fight she is beginning to lose. As she tries to rest her muscles for two seconds, she takes in water. Her muscles involuntarily jump into action despite her exhaustion. She chokes and gasps for air. Continue reading “Surrender”
As I stare at my blank page this morning, thoughts circle through my mind about today’s writing prompt – intentional. Can I confess that I’m having to muster all the intention I can to not go back to bed? Ugh! Yet, doing so would essentially be ignoring the message God has been speaking to me.
When God speaks something to us, we do well to listen. Continue reading “Intentional”