Years ago, I went to the Lord with this confession: "Lord, as I look at the overview of this week and its projected activities and responsibilities, I am tempted to feel overwhelmed." Immediately He began with this prompt from Psalm 116:17 and followed with His counsel: Return to your rest O my soul. I the … Continue reading Monday Manna – Choice–Overwhelmed or Joy-Filled?
I am so looking forward to this year and discover where Holy Spirit is leading. He's given me a word for 2019 -- FOCUS. When I was preparing for my second volunteer mission in Israel the conditions were foreboding. Suicide bombers were blowing up buses and restaurants and my family wasn't thrilled about me going. … Continue reading 2019 — A Year to Focus on Him
Oh, how I love Yeshua's fellowship. At the most unexpected times, He loves to draw us into a show and tell. This took place in 2012, but I believe all of us, sons and daughters, are stepping into new beginnings. Enjoy. Come Beloved—Yeshua takes my hand and leads me to a rowboat. We get in … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – Out of the Darkness and into the Light
After Abba spoke to me about the mystery of the manger, He surprised me with more the next day. "Yesterday we talked about the manger. Today I want to tell you about My experience with the Wise Men." He said. "Yes, I was nearly 2 when they came. Even after their long months of travel, they … Continue reading Monday Manna – Of Wise Men and Kings
Sabbath or Shabbat starts for me at sundown tonight. A couple of weeks ago I wrote this out on a Shabbat morning and am prompted to share it here. My dishes from supper last night sit stacked on the kitchen counter awaiting their washing. The laundry that cycled late yesterday afternoon remains in the dryer. … Continue reading Sabbath Silence–Shabbat Shalom
Yeshua wasn’t born on December 25th, but it is the day that the world traditionally celebrates His birth. During this time of year, pictures of the nativity depict Him as the baby in the manger. Still, who is this baby in the manger? How was He different than every other baby ever born? As Christians, … Continue reading Who is this Baby in the Manger?
Be still. Be at rest. There is no shadow of turning in Me. I am consistent. I am the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. Though your experience with Me changes from day to day, hour to hour, I do not change. I am Love I am Life I am Peace I am Joy I am … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – I Never Change
One morning Abba said, "Let’s look at the manger. You’ve looked at this scene with various responses over the years and yet most of the time it takes a low priority of focus. You prefer to see Me as your risen Lord and coming King. Nothing wrong with that but let Me show you more … Continue reading Monday Manna – The Mystery of the Manger
This time of year often brings so many stresses and tests to our faith and in our lives. May this love letter be an encouragement to you. He shared this with me in 2005, but it is as fresh and current today as it was then. Be blessed. Let’s begin at the beginning. In the … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – Stay in Wonder. I Am With You
I flipped the pages of my Bible. Habakkuk 2:2 lay open before me: "Write the vision and make it plain on tablets that he may run who reads it." "Abba I have so many ‘tablets’ full of vision," I said. "Some are fulfilled and others not. Point me to the visions You have for us. Make them … Continue reading Monday Manna – Prepare for Battle–Enter into Rest