This song isn’t new, but it puts into words what my heart is singing today.
Return to Your Rest: A Spirit-to-spirit Journey, is now available on Kindle! I pray that a book born from my own 10-year journey into rest help others who know they desperately need rest, but can’t for the life of them find it. I’ve been helped on this journey by surprising insights gleaned from people in Scripture – about what rest… Read more →
Return to Your Rest is on sale March 1-7, 2017, for $.99! I hadn’t previously thought it. But suddenly I knew: Psalm 23 is a song of rest. Two years later, I learned: In the same time frame as my Spirit-to-spirit “suddenly,” Christian recording artist Matt Maher wrote a song, saying the same thing. For me, the revelation happened in… Read more →
From Return to Your Rest The subject of rest fascinates Pharisees. Sort of like frog gigging fascinates boys. As you may know, Pharisees are religious people who, by virtue of being so religious, set an example for everyone else. Pharisees are fascinated by any matter that God legislates, and the God of the Bible did indeed legislate rest. In fact,… Read more →
The seeker finds that nothing less than the mountaintop is enough. – Jaylene Whitehurst The seeker finds … Related posts Lingering at a crossroads Still be my vision
The visionary sees that not one of the cleared paths leads to the mountaintop. – Jaylene Whitehurst The visionary sees … Related posts: Lingering at a crossroads
“I will not be bent in fear.
He’s the refuge I know is near.
In his strength I find my own.
By his faithfulness he’s shown …
I’m alone yet not alone.”
“Alone Yet Not Alone,” sung by Joni Eareckson Tada.
Theme song from the movie by the same name. Nominated by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for an Oscar for best original song.
Follow God Series – #6 I let go of all I have just to have all of you. And no matter what the cost I will follow you. Posts in the Follow God Series: #1 Don’t omit the obvious #2 Don’t be fooled by counterfeits #3 Hear God’s voice #4 Have a Caleb spirit #5 Have a Daniel Heart #6… Read more →
“The narrow path with Jesus for me has been exhilarating, but also lonely and difficult,” wrote my new friend, Grace Hsiao Hanford, last New Year’s Day on her blog, incarnatethinking.org. As I read through Grace’s posts, that statement leaped out at me. What she described has been my experience too. I love to tell about the exhilaration because, typically, people don’t expect… Read more →
Life and Breath Series – #7. Always remember: you have to breathe spiritually to experience every aspect of abundant life. So you may want to pray along with this YouTube video, featuring the Vineyard Music rendition of “Breathe on me, breath of God.” Awaken the song that you placed in my heart. Spirit, breathe on me. With him as your… Read more →
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy