Have you ever experienced where you are doing something and it seems like something greater is flowing through you? Maybe it’s when you are doing a task or you’re in a conversation with someone or when you are serving in ministry. While you are doing it, you feel a lift or you get an insight … Continue reading The Intentional Flow of “Through”
The four most comforting words in life are: “I am with you.” Whether it’s my five year old grandson who is still afraid to go upstairs in the dark or a person who just finds out he/she has a terminal disease or a prophet who has to confront the Pharaoh with some hard truth or … Continue reading Holy Companionship – “with”
It seems that the shortest of the short words we call prepositions are also the most powerful. Yesterday we looked at the power of “to.” As we go “to” God/Christ we are heading the in right direction. He is our compass, our guide. Today’s word is just as short and perhaps more powerful: “in.” I … Continue reading Living “in” Christ
There’s a funny scene in the old movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” where George Bailey (played by Jimmy Stewart) asks his mother to point him in the right direction (where Mary Hatch - who eventually becomes his true love and “compass” - lives). She points his body right toward her house. And then he starts … Continue reading Just Point Me in the Right Direction – “to”
Prepositions are little words than mean a lot, particularly in the process of spiritual growth. This is especially true with those prepositions that point to Divine Initiative, like “from” and “by.” It’s easy to fall into the trap to think that spirituality is something that begins with us: our seeking after God, taking our steps … Continue reading The Wonder of Divine Initiative – “from” and “by”
Have you ever done a Mad-Lib? It’s a story where all the nouns, verbs and adjectives are replaced by a bunch of blanks. One person spouts out random words, while the other person writes them in the blanks – often accompanied by a giggle or a chuckle. Then after all the blanks are filled out, … Continue reading The Power of Prepositions
Thanks for your patience! I’m back to blogging, though I’m cautiously careful to not put the “cart before the horse.” It was a rude awakening when I realized that, in trying to write about Whole Life Worship to others, it was actually keeping me from living out Whole Life Worship. So, I needed some time … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again!