Tag Archives: time

“Selfie” Prayers behind me

So this morning’s Psalm got me started – and not in a welcome way. As I turned to my scriptural journal to record some thoughts prompted by the psalmist’s cry to cry no more, I was greeted by a reflection … Continue reading

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Bearing with one another in love

I spent yesterday afternoon with a friend who had been referred that morning by his physician to Hospice.  Treatment is no longer an option for his condition.  It was now time to make him comfortable – treat the symptoms of … Continue reading

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Wherever You Go

The title from today’s post comes from Stanton Lanier’s album, Open Spaces.  The track, “Wherever You Go” accompanied my prayer time this morning.  You may listen, here: Psalm 23 A Psalm of David.1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not … Continue reading

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Getting down to the heart of the matter…forgiveness?

The Old Testament readings from the lectionary the past few weeks began in the first chapter of Job and trots the reader through chapter by chapter like a world-class tennis match.  Job on one side, friends on the other in the … Continue reading

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…too afraid of his family….

Judges 6:27So Gideon took ten of his servants, and did as the Lord had told him; but because he was too afraid of his family and the townspeople to do it by day, he did it by night. The family and Gideon’s … Continue reading

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Today’s headlines, today’s Word

I begin my days in God’s Word.  Though I retrieve the morning newspaper to read at some point ( I still prefer printed vs electronic versions), I no longer allow my eyes to glance the headlines before getting to a … Continue reading

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Let go. Let God. God’s time…

Amongst many other things, today’s passage from Daniel reminds a contemporary Christian about God’s time.  All in God’s time. I thought of a county song (shared here, but be warned it is country with a capital twangy “C”) which proclaims … Continue reading

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