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?
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
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
Do you want to know what God has planned for your future? For the future of our country? In Jeremiah 33:3 He says to Jeremiah, "Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know." However, sometimes we call and call and no clear answer … Continue reading Monday Manna – It’s About Rest and Surrender
Patches and pools of snow lie scattered across the pasture. Rainfall slowly returns the blizzard landscape to ebbing fields of autumn. Winter is but three weeks away, but we've already received 6" of snow and below zero windchill. It's Shabbat, time to pause, to give thanks and count the blessings this week delivered. My list … Continue reading God’s Ordained Pause – Shabbat
The Lord blessed me with some amazing friends who have experiences with the Lord that rock my world. I've often come away from times with them and wonder if I will ever experience anything close. It was in one of those times when He said: "No comparisons. My love for you is matchless. My time … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – No Comparisons