Choosing to Sing in the Desert

Choosing to Sing in the Desert

Ever had spurts of spiritual growth, with a few mountaintop highs sprinkled in, followed by a long desert season? Or reached a low point where it seemed your prayers weren’t hitting the ceiling? Or have you ever been so low that you couldn’t even voice a prayer?

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How Do You Pray “In Spirit and In Truth?”

How Do You Pray “In Spirit and In Truth?”

Years ago I asked what it means to worship the Father in spirit and in truth (John 4:23), and also asked God to teach me how to worship Him this way. He loves answering that type of request! Here are a few things I learned: Effective prayer flows from a heart of worship. In John 4, Jesus shares with the Samaritan woman the most critical aspect of prayer: worshiping God in spirit and in...

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What do These Stones Mean?

What do These Stones Mean?

My husband writes a weekly devotional for the men in our church. It’s just a simple word from their pastor’s heart to give truth-encouragement at the start of their day. I’ve asked him if I can share some of those with you on the blog and last week he was encouraged by your comments. He’s hopeful that you’ll find something helpful as he shares his heart.  From LeRoy’s Pen...

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Travel Home with Me?

Travel Home with Me?

I’m heading home. After a little more than three weeks away, I’m on the road as I type and I’m reflecting over all that I’ve experienced. I’m considering what God has shown me. One truth about God that deepens with each passing year is the awareness of His faithfulness. He is true to His Word and He is good. God’s determined faithfulness is one of the takeaways I’m meditating on...

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Selah

Selah

We’ve been walking through Psalm 46 this week and we looked at it in 3 sections. At the end of each section was a small word: Selah. We can’t move past our meditation on this Psalm without considering the importance of this precious word. Have you built the action of “Selah” into your day? What I mean by that is, are you intentional in taking worship breaks where you “lift up...

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