Following · Goodness · Hard · Mercy · Shepherd

a new perspective… found in a hard place…

I wonder at His patience… as I pursue the call to sow His Word… in hard places… Today… we delved into Psalm 23… exploring Scripture as God’s Word… We asked… What does God have to say to you…? using the following “conversation starter”… What 5 things do You want me to know…? What 3 things do You…… Continue reading a new perspective… found in a hard place…

Call · Hard · Work

a hard call…

Some calls are just hard… “Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns. …” Jeremiah 4:3 ESV Sometimes He calls us to work hard ground… I’m grateful today… for confirmation of the call… before walking out on hard-packed dirt… Because without confirmation of the hard call… it would be easy to walk away…

Hard · Planting · Quiet · Seeds · the Word

the quiet of planting…

I’ve known planting seeds to be hard… dirty… work… but it can also be quiet… even when you’re planting seeds of faith… You turn the dirt… stirring a heart… a mind… to think… Lay down a seed… speaking the Word… trust something is happening… Turning… sowing… Turning… sowing… The dirt doesn’t reveal one thing about…… Continue reading the quiet of planting…

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…