Unforced

“Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and … More Unforced

Spontaneous Devotions: “Funny Shalom”

“Joy is peace dancing and peace is joy at rest.” -F.B. Meyer I love the word shalom. It is an amazing word that means so much more than our English word “peace.” As I was contemplating the many facets of shalom, I jotted down these words: Shalom- Wholeness Fullness Completion Peace Shalom- Contentment Fulfillment Harmony Peace Shalom- … More Spontaneous Devotions: “Funny Shalom”

Just As I Am

“Just as I am – without one plea, But that Thy  blood was shed for me, And that Thou bidst me come to Thee, -Oh Lamb of God, I come.” Just as I am Yet still… Just as I AM Completely me- Flawed, broken, imperfect Yet complete in You- Perfect, healed, whole How can this … More Just As I Am

Monday Morning Musings: A Perspective of Peace

Perspective: A particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. Peace: Freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility. Perspective of peace: A particular attitude or way of regarding circumstances that frees us from disturbance and promotes quiet and tranquility in our souls. (Cindy’s suggested definition. 🙂 ) I write about perspective a lot. I write about … More Monday Morning Musings: A Perspective of Peace

For Just a Moment

We’ve been in the Galilee, actually staying on the Mt of Beatitudes for a time of personal retreat these past few days. By the time this posts, we’ll be on our way to Jerusalem, but in the spirit of “rest”–after having the priceless opportunity to slow down to “be” with Him for just a bit–I … More For Just a Moment

Originally posted on iwanttobelieveingod:
Return to your rest, O my soul, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. –Psalm 116:7 I started listening to the wrong voice again.  I started doubting and spiraling into negative thoughts.  I was angry, frustrated and confused.  “Why?” I asked, “Why?”  I was tired and needed sleep.  I was sick and…

Take a Deep Breath

Take a deep breath right here, right now breathe in  life   Breathe in       the glory of his goodness      the beauty of his peace      and the joy of his presence   Breathe in  and be thankful It’s a new day and you still have breath   Breathe out  the … More Take a Deep Breath

Just Jesus

My heart is longing … My heart is aching … for Jesus. Just Jesus. Not stuff. Not revelation. Not answers. Just Jesus. Not something great to write. Or something great to say. Not something great to accomplish. Or something great to do. Just Jesus. There are things I want. There are things I do want to … More Just Jesus

Return

Return Return to Me Turn around; change your mind Return to My heart; return to My peace Take your thoughts captive to the Truth Silence the lies of the accuser– Return and rest   Rest Rest in Me Step out of the commotion Inhale–breathe in the soothing aroma of My presence Exhale–breathe out the perplexity and … More Return