Tag Archives: praise

Lest we forget

The Holy Spirit lead me to a new insight this morning with the reading of Psalm 50 – a deeper understanding of the what it takes for a believer’s memory to be refreshed, renewed, and restored.  It’s a question more than a … Continue reading

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Happy are those….

I was stopped in my tracks this morning at the first reading from the psalter. Psalm 41. It begins with a punch: 1 Happy are those who consider the poor;* the Lord delivers them in the day of trouble. 2 The Lord protects them and keeps them alive; … Continue reading

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Portent = Pay attention

Quite a bunny trail this morning – one that began with a word search, intersected with my present search for a sign, a wondering about God’s will distinguished from my own and landing in a place of gratitude today for simply … Continue reading

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Light shines through…finally

After completing today’s readings, I went to my scriptural  journal to wonder about hearing God’s Word and whether or not I hear it sometimes for other people.  Beginning with an abrupt stop at a specific word in the first psalm, … Continue reading

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God’s place held (bound?) by the Holy Spirit only

_______________________________________________________________ Lectionary Readings: AM Psalm 18:1-20; PM Psalm 18:21-50 Isa. 2:12-22; 1 Thess. 3:1-13; Luke 20:27-40 Paused at those verses listed below from today’s advent scripture readings – most of which were familiar and in isolation breathe one thought into … 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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NOW…take stock of NOW to be able to glorify

54 Jesus therefore no longer walked about openly among the Jews, but went from there to a town called Ephraim in the region near the wilderness; and he remained there with the disciples.  John 11:45-54 The eternity of NOW and how … Continue reading

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