Month: April 2016

When I Just Don’t Feel It

Have mercy on me, LORD, for I am faint; heal me, LORD, for my bones are in agony. Psalm 6:2 Ever feel stuck in a relationship where it gets increasingly difficult to feel anything positive?  You cannot conjure up warmth for someone with whom you … Continue reading When I Just Don’t Feel It

Stuck Halfway

I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.  Psalm 119:15 The way of the disciple is to listen, meditate on what he’s heard, then travel the ways of His teacher.  David doesn’t just meditate to enjoy kingdom musings.  He narrows … Continue reading Stuck Halfway

What If I Have An Aversion?

I have inclined my heart to perform your statutes forever, to the end.  Psalm 119:112     Tell a child, "Don't do that!" and they'll set out to do it.  Tell a child "Do this!" and they'll want to do anything but that.  Being told what … Continue reading What If I Have An Aversion?

A Father I Can’t Remember

Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him!  Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. God settles the solitary … Continue reading A Father I Can’t Remember

How Authentic Am I?

HOW AUTHENTIC AM I? How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit!  Psalm 32:2 Genuine.  Sincere.  These should be the last words I see on a 3x5 card before getting out of … Continue reading How Authentic Am I?

What Will Erase My Sense Of Inadequacy?

Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies, for it is ever with me. I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.  Psalm 119:98-99 As far as I know, we're not told that David struggled with crippling inadequacy.  I know … Continue reading What Will Erase My Sense Of Inadequacy?

Why Has God Shown Me This?

Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.  Psalm 25:5 If I ask someone for direction, it's because I'm going somewhere.  I'm not asking for information so I can sit … Continue reading Why Has God Shown Me This?

Skillful In Spiritual Intuition

Come, O children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD. Psalm 34:11 God’s child is meant to be spiritually intuitive. Though God is a communicator, He is often subtle. If I’m dull instead of intuitive, I will miss the signposts … Continue reading Skillful In Spiritual Intuition

Get a Spiritual Grip!

But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me.  Psalm 131:2 When a mother weans her child, she has to deny him what he wants and then comfort him when … Continue reading Get a Spiritual Grip!

Does My Trust in God Preach a Sermon?

Trust in the Lord.  Have faith; do not despair. Trust in the Lord.    Psalm 27:14 I used to believe that a sermon was only delivered by a speaker; one who uses words.  Apparently, sermons are not limited to that.  Anyone becomes a preacher when people watch … Continue reading Does My Trust in God Preach a Sermon?