If you have ears to hear, you know God is about to move in ways He's never moved before. And He's told us we will be part of the unfolding. This is exciting and waiting for it to materialize or receiving the details seems endless, almost to the point of despair. I came across these … Continue reading Monday Manna – Waiting and Stillness Have Divine Purpose
It was May 2008. Our home had been on the market for some time but there was little sign of it selling. I was asking the Lord again about the timing and delay: “Lord are You waiting on our cooperation in some way or are there other factors?” “It’s My wisdom to wait." He said. … Continue reading Monday Manna – Attitude Adjustment Needed
In a time of circumstances pro and con, I said to Abba, "You who promised me are FAITHFUL. I rest in You. I trust You. I wait Lord in Your arms. I wait. Lord, what are You doing? I know You are always at work on our lives." "I am fashioning you for greatness." He … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim – My ways are found in hiddenness and rest.
Beloved? Yes, Father. There is a place of quiet rest where I want you to reside. I want you to bring your journal, a blanket, a pillow, and come. I have things I want to teach you this season. There are things I want to impart—mighty impartations of grace and mercy needed for the road … Continue reading Love Letters from Elohim -Your Place in the Storm
I do not know a soul alive who enjoys waiting for something. Yet, in 2006, when we were in such a season, here is the counsel Holy Spirit gave me when I approached Him: Yes, this time is about waiting, waiting in joyful expectation for My plan to be revealed. You will receive it … Continue reading Monday Manna – Joy in Waiting
In January 2008, our home in Missouri had been on the market for several months without a buyer. We were getting ready to move to California but frustrated and wondering if we'd missed God. One day while I spent time with Him, He spoke these words of reassurance. Since we are walking through a similar … Continue reading Monday Manna – Rest in the Waiting
My husband and I, and our family are in the midst of a waiting season. Our coming move will reunite all of us after nine years of separation. Several days ago I sat down and wrote out some of my thoughts about the struggle and blessings of waiting: I watch the trees let go of … Continue reading The Treasure of Waiting for God’s Promises
On May 16th, our 45th wedding anniversary came and went. We were still without a home of our own. This year, 2009, was proving to be such a mix of blessings and stretching, trials and triumphs. The Matt Redman song, “Blessed Be the Name of the Lord,” became a tune on repeat that warred against … Continue reading Trials to Triumph and Everything In-Between
At long last, I was in California. Mike arrived a day later. When I woke up that morning, a blanket of fog hung loosely over tree tops, but my heart was full of sunshine. Greg and Karen were gracious enough to give us an upstairs bedroom with a bathroom. This room would be our base … Continue reading Is This the Promised Land?
My journals uncover the inner struggle. “March 12, 2007 – ‘Boxes and armloads of stuff fill my car as I head one more time to the Thrift Store. Closets and cupboards are sighing, relieved of their overloaded contents. It’s all surreal. The cleaning out of our home is therapeutic, but also sobering. The reality gaining … Continue reading Wrestling While Waiting