Words

at a loss…

At a loss for words… at the end of the day… I write… because I said I would… six days a week… So here I am… keeping my word… as best I can… “… Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’…” Matthew 5:38 ESV  

Teaching · Words · Work · Writing

is it just writing…?

Is it just writing…? Wondering what I’d been doing all day… his question came with innocence… but was met with a huge sigh… One which bent me at the waist… face to the ground… The question rang through my head…¬†Is it just writing…? I told him… No… it’s listening… it’s discerning… it’s… The memory returned……… Continue reading is it just writing…?

Praise · Spirit · Words

what’s in a breath…?

What’s in a breath…?His Spirit…I’ve known this… but it’s come with new revelation of late…Beth Moore’s lecture series on the Holy Spirit… titled… Breath… points out both Hebrew and Greek words translated as Spirit… or Holy Spirit… literally mean… breath…She also reminds… we cannot speak… make a sound… without breath in our lungs…His Spirit… His…… Continue reading what’s in a breath…?

Discernment · Growth · Words

learning to keep silent… and tread lightly with words…

Too many times lately… my words… have stopped conversation… or triggered a defensive retort…Too many times… I speak… when silence is required… a question better than a statement…Learning to discern where people are… is more important… than sharing what you know… or have learned…Lacking good role models for conversation… I find myself at a loss…Lectures…… Continue reading learning to keep silent… and tread lightly with words…

Journeying · Preparing · Words

approaching the new year… as a journey…

Already… I’ve received a word… for the new year…JOURNEYjourney… an act or instance of traveling¬†from one place to another…The end of the year… spent preparing for the journey… into the next…A time to take only what I’ve already been given…His divine power has given us everything we need for lifeand godliness through our knowledge of…… Continue reading approaching the new year… as a journey…

Blessings · Encouragement · Words

speak blessing…

Words of encouragement…I received some this week…What a blessing…Don’t use foul or abusive language.Let everything you say be good and helpful,so that your words will be an encouragementto those who hear them.Ephesians 4:29 NLT(my emphasis)Lord Jesus… may my words… be a blessing to others…