Tag Archives: letting go and letting god

…the Father is in me and I am in the Father

38But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand* that the Father is in me and I am in the Father.’ (John 10) Richard Rohr,  a Franciscan … Continue reading

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Though I sleep…

My heart is awake. Genesis 28: 15Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have … Continue reading

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Letting Go, New Land, Babylon Not

Lectionary Readings:  AM Psalm 34; PM Psalm 33 Gen. 12:1-7; Heb. 11:1-12; John 6:35-42, 48-51 I find myself in a new land, lead here by His hand but for what purpose I am yet unclear. New to me.  Foreign to me.  A road not less … Continue reading

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If even you…

Dear Reader:  This post is formatted differently from past reflections , one I began on November 23, 2012 to facilitate a season of listening.  The explanation for the seasonal change is found here, in the November 23 post. Lectionary Readings:  … Continue reading

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For You

This video of a sermon from a series on living WITH GOD was shared with me today from a follower of this blog.  I am sharing it with and for you because it captures about everything I’ve ever considered or … Continue reading

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Ruth, Kenny Loggins and what loving relationship births in God’s time

Ruth and Naomi.  What a story.  All about relationship.  Newly widowed Ruth is led by God to follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, to what is for Ruth a foreign land.  Naomi returning to that same land also a widow and a … Continue reading

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Beyond our imagination, not His

Between the final chapter of Job and the reading from John’s Gospel, I see ever more clearly how only by losing all but our faith in Him and at the same time, His in us, do we live authentically and … Continue reading

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Commuting with God at the wheel

Like a weekday commuter leaving his driveway on a weekend who finds himself on the road leading to his office instead of the road to the grocery store he was sent out to,  I found myself in the Psalter this … Continue reading

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Get into the boat!

It was flooding in the heartland.  As the flood waters were rising, a man was on the stoop of his house and another man in a row boat came by. The man in the row boat told the man on … Continue reading

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