Good · Lord

resting in His good…

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” Psalm 16:2 ESV Resting in the truth that He is good… apart from Him there is none… Resting in Him to work out good… in the lives of those I love… Resting in Him… as… my… good…

Order · Spiritual Discipline

another kind of discipline…

When cleaning… laundry… creating order… become a spiritual discipline… they take the place of writing here… Returning home to a disordered house… with groceries to put away… energy went toward restoring what had been displaced… As I cleaned… put away… vacuumed… swept… steamed the floors… with loved ones winding down for the evening… the flesh…… Continue reading another kind of discipline…

Days · New · struggle

every day… a different day…

Today… a different day than yesterday… Yesterday felt… easy… Today… not so much… Yesterday… filled with hope… and energy to do… Today felt more futile… than fruitful… Yesterday’s attitude… upbeat… Today’s attitude… put out… And I reminded myself this morning… today is a different day… Two good days… rarely come back to back… You’d think…… Continue reading every day… a different day…

Faith · Growth · Spirit · Spiritual Discipline

fan the flame…

Chilly days… cold nights… mean fires in the fireplace… Each morning… waking to what seems cold… dead… still… where fire blazed bright and warm the night before… The wood consumed… gray ashes in their place… But under the gray… hide coals… which need stirring… Using the poker… they are uncovered… revealing a fuel for flame……… Continue reading fan the flame…