#IreadthereforeIquote: Philip Yancey ~ We can say anything to God.

the quote: “One bold message in the Book of Job is that you can say anything to God. Throw at him your grief, your anger, your doubt, your bitterness, your betrayal, your disappointment He can absorb them all. As often as not, spiritual giants of the Bible are shown contending with God. They prefer to … Continue reading #IreadthereforeIquote: Philip Yancey ~ We can say anything to God.

#memoryverse Zechariah 4:6b: pushing a rock.

I've been posting memory verses on facebook for a few weeks now, a new verse starting every Sunday. Every day, I post an new image from pinterest and sometimes write a short commentary on the verse. We'll find out how consistent I am, both on facebook and now here on my blog. Here's the first … Continue reading #memoryverse Zechariah 4:6b: pushing a rock.

lessons from the book of Job: you can say anything to God

"One bold message in the Book of Job is that you can say anything to God. Throw at him your grief, your anger, your doubt, your bitterness, your betrayal, your disappointment— he can absorb them all. As often as not, spiritual giants of the Bible are shown contending with God. They prefer to go away … Continue reading lessons from the book of Job: you can say anything to God

four minutes with God: in the dark, surrounded by trees.

a Quote: "A friend of mine is a singer. From time to time she goes to record vocal tracks at a studio here in town. One evening she went and she was in a different room than she had ever been in before. In a studio, there is always some form of sound absorbing material, … Continue reading four minutes with God: in the dark, surrounded by trees.

idences.

specifically, providence and coincidence. providence: capitalized : God conceived as the power sustaining and guiding human destiny coincidence: the occurrence of events that happen at the same time by accident but seem to have some connection I can't ever remember believing in coincidences. My husband on the other hand, is a big believer in them. … Continue reading idences.

the dark night.

and no. I'm not talking about Holy DARK KNIGHT, Batman. I had never even heard about the dark night until I started reading about finding joy and delight in God, spiritual dryness, spiritual darkness and the silence of God. I first stumbled upon the term while reading "Prayer" by Philip Yancey. He said: "I take … Continue reading the dark night.

two steps forward. one step back.

If you read my last post, "growing pains" you know I've been having trouble seeing God's hand in my life over the last few months. God has been silent. When I first became aware of the silence, I immediately assumed sin was separating me from God. I confessed all the sin I could identify. I … Continue reading two steps forward. one step back.

four minutes with God: Luke 1:37

the Word: "God can do anything." Luke 1:37 (NIV) my Prayer: Lord, I pray for revival, filled with doubt that You will stir it. Not because You can't, but because You won't. I believe You can do anything. But I also know You don't force yourself on anyone. And the people I'm praying for are … Continue reading four minutes with God: Luke 1:37

tell me your “God story”

Think back over your life. What was something you prayed about that you believed at the time turned out very badly but now, in retrospect, you see was the best thing that could have happened? Can you see situations in your life where God saved you from a negative consequence or used a bad situation … Continue reading tell me your “God story”

identity crisis. part 1.

Eleven year old PinkGirl auditioned for Beauty and the Beast this month. Of course she wanted the part of Belle. At the four hour cast call backs the week after her first audition, she sang and read for Belle. The only other character she was asked to try was Babbette, the feather duster. She couldn't … Continue reading identity crisis. part 1.