Daily · Devotions · Faith · Gospel · Growth

a new year… a new spiritual discipline…

The pastor challenged us this morning…this first day of the year in worship…to begin a new discipline…to draw closer to God…Already… before the pastor challenged…God had called me… to something new…(maybe not new to you… but new to me…)a spiritual discipline inspired by a chosen devotional for the year…A Charles Spurgeon devotional… an updated edition…Look…… Continue reading a new year… a new spiritual discipline…

Devotions · Faith · Fear · New · Waiting · Work · Writing

taking the next step… with fear and trembling…

OK… here I am… at the end of a new… that leads to next steps…The putting out into deep water… has brought me to this place… where steps are taken… with fear… and trembling…I don’t even know what words to use… so here it goes…I’ve published a book…and its available…for purchase…The Heart of BethlehemA Twenty-five…… Continue reading taking the next step… with fear and trembling…

Creation · Daily · Devotions

more early morning thoughts… on daily devotions… and coffee…

Again… approaching the dailys with Him… first thing in the morning… coffee in hand… pressed to lip… feeling… breathing in…Lord… If only I could experience physical sensations of You… like coffee… Then the thought it comes…All of creation reflects who He is… He gives us physical experiences… for us to connect with Him… see Him in it… through…… Continue reading more early morning thoughts… on daily devotions… and coffee…

Daily · Devotions · Journeying · Joy

daily devotions… fresh each day… like coffee…

Daily devotions… commitments to pray… two thirty-day prayer journeys… one over half-way done… the other just five days in…My attitude feels… stale… my heart distracted by other things to get to…Lord… how do I keep these daily devotions fresh…? I want them to be a living part of my relationship with You… not a box…… Continue reading daily devotions… fresh each day… like coffee…