Battle · Peace · Trust

peace…

This week has been a battle…when it came to obedience…and writing Sister Talk…Coming to pages and pages of nothing…the temptation rang in my ears…Just quit… it would be much easier…tell the ladies there’s just no more…And yes… it was a real temptation…But really… not an option…a mom in the middle of heavy labor…may say she…… Continue reading peace…

Enemy · Faith · Fear · Peace

He presses… not panics…

He presses…He doesn’t panic…So when panic tries to take hold…in the middle of finishing up…I resist… I question Him…Do You want me to leave…? or is this just a distraction…?Before He answers… I remember… remind myself…He is a God of peace…When His pressing comes…it comes with peace…never panic…So I press on…through the panic…finishing what I…… Continue reading He presses… not panics…

Peace · Shield · Trust

He is a Shield…

Already this morning… (it’s 6:19…) I’ve come across the word… shield… three times… all in Scripture…I’ve come to recognize… when a word… or phrase… comes up three times (sometimes more)… the Spirit is saying something… seeking my attention…So I go back through the appearances of shield…For surely, O Lord, you bless the righteous;you surround them…… Continue reading He is a Shield…

Hebrews 4:9-10 · Learning · Peace · Rest · Sabbath · Trust

learning to live shabbat shalom…

Three weekends in a row…a day has been dedicated to sabbath rest…a day holy to the Lord…So far… I’ve learned…it is not a day for self-indulgence…it is a day for private worship… and prayer…it should include a time of corporate worship… (even if it’s with a cat…)it is a day to be other-centered… compassionate…a day…… Continue reading learning to live shabbat shalom…

Peace · Sabbath · Seeing

seeing… shabbat shalom…

I have a friend…a brother in Christ…he’s dying…checked into Hospice last week…nothing more man can do…I had the privilege of visiting him this weekend…ended up being part of my Sabbath…I’d asked God earlier in the day…What does Shabbat Shalom look like…? what’s the heart…? the attitude…?of living… Shabbat Shalom…?I didn’t know what to expect when I…… Continue reading seeing… shabbat shalom…

Peace · Stress · Surrender

Prince of Peace…

Wow…this is just one of those weeks…where things feel totally out of control…Earlier today…stress tried to take hold…rule my life…When stress takes the lead…it’s hard to concentrate on one thing…it’s hard to do the things that take time…Stress just makes me want to get things done…!Anything…some thing…to try to alleviate the stress…get something off the…… Continue reading Prince of Peace…