Three Voices – Yours, the Enemy’s, and God’s

Years ago, a little girl took one of my prayer classes. She heard from God easily and had a great relationship with Him. But she didn’t realize at first that not every voice in her mind was God’s. She had a big decision to make, and she told her mother God told her what to … Continue reading Three Voices – Yours, the Enemy’s, and God’s

What Blocks Your Hearing from God?

“Do you have cotton in your ears?” I remember my grandmother saying this whenever she thought we kids weren’t listening. Sometimes I feel that way with God – that He knows I’m missing most of what He says. Why? What Blocked Our Listening When We Were Kids? Think about what it was like as a … Continue reading What Blocks Your Hearing from God?

Really Present, Really Listening

A classmate shared today about an interview with Mother Theresa, in which she was asked about her prayer life with God. When asked what she said in prayer, she answered, "Nothing. I listen." When asked what God said, she answered, "Nothing. He listens." How powerful and true. Often we are taught (though don't necessarily "do") to … Continue reading Really Present, Really Listening

First Planting

Spring Meditation Bible Verse “Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:22-23) Reflection I had come through the hardest trial of my life. Uprooted overnight, I watched the New York City skyline fade in the rearview mirror. Hours later … Continue reading First Planting

You Look like Me

Walk with Me for a while. I've been waiting for you. I want you to understand that you look like Me. Endless Radiance Zephyr Heart Magnified Glorified First Born Endless as the stars Deep well Fountain Mercy overflowing Gilded The hills rejoice All for you Where you walk Angels kneel Light Beyond Above Echoes of … Continue reading You Look like Me