Blessings

twice in twenty-four hours…

Twice in twenty-four hours…I was blessed by prayer…Interceding… it’s one of the things Believers do…He’s called me to a ministry…of being available to pray for others…I even wear a button at church…asking How can I pray for you…?So often I pray for others…sometimes they ask me for prayer…other times… I offer…And the prayers I pray…… Continue reading twice in twenty-four hours…

Blessings · Help · Hope · Repent · Restoration · Returning · Save · Wait on Him

wait on Him… Hosea 12:6…

“So you, by the help of your God, return,hold fast to love and justice,and wait continually for your God.”Hosea 12:6 ESVThe prophet Hosea… gave a word from God… to Jacob…Jacob… who in the womb… took his elder brother’s heel… vied for a position of authority…Jacob… who strove with God… whose name was changed to Israel……… Continue reading wait on Him… Hosea 12:6…

Blessings · Hard · Wrestling

really hard…

It’s really hard… in our brokenness…to come to grips… with His holiness…Really… hard…Our broken emotions…skewed reasoning…confused understanding…make it difficult…to see His grace in hard things…to see His way in the dark…when death brings life…and love bears all things…It’s hard… to wrestle with God…but that’s what He invites us to do…like Jacob… renamed Israel… God-wrestler…But Jacob…… Continue reading really hard…

Blessings · Faithfulness · Joy

blessings… a la joy…

Most of my adult life… I’ve had a hard time receiving blessings with joy…I suppose I believed I didn’t deserve joy…didn’t deserve blessings…As a pragmatic pessimist…I saw the fleeting nature of joy…it will pass and leave you flat…disappointment sure to follow…It’s absolutely crazy…it’s not fun…it’s stupid…The greatest blessing I’ve received lately…is freedom to receive… blessings……… Continue reading blessings… a la joy…