Category Love

A Song from the Heart

Eph 5:19 Speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. Fanny Crosby, the blind hymn writer, wrote more than 8,000 hymns, including the one that says, “Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! Oh what a foretaste of glory divine.” A convert of John […]

A Prayer

By St. Theresa May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May you use those gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. […]

Psalm 37:3-5 a paraphrase.

I AM the Lord trust in me and I will infuse you with My goodness. Regard Heaven as our home and there eat with Me, partake of My faithfulness, and be nourished with My love. Let Me be the source of your happiness, and it will be My happiness to fulfil what your heart desires. […]

No Repercussions

When Adam sinned in the Garden of Paradise, he wrongly assumed His God would be angry but instead God came looking for Him to take His regular evening walk. When Abraham sent his wife, Sarah, into Pharaoh’s tent to protect his own life by allowing her to have sex with another man, God told Pharaoh […]

Unfortunate?

Excerpt from “The Horse and His Boy” by C. S. Lewis (The boy speaking to Aslan after a terrible ordeal where he was chased by a lion and his friend Aravis was wounded by the lion, said he had been unfortunate.) The conversation: “I do not call you unfortunate,” said the Large Voice. “Don’t you […]

The Matchless Discovery

Each individual will make a matchless discovery. He will be able to cease from constantly scrutinizing the other person, judging him, condemning him, putting him in his particular place where he can gain ascendancy over him and thus doing violence to him as a person. Now he can allow the brother to exist as a […]

God Is There

The greatest challenge many of us face in the circumstances of life is to calmly rest in the reality of our God’s faithfulness. We intellectually believe His faithfulness is an intrinsic aspect of who He is and we confess that belief in all sincerity and without hesitation. Then the test comes. Life suddenly turns upside […]

The Marriage Union

A paraphrase of Psalm 45 by Jim Parker: Lord God You have appointed Your Son Jesus as Sovereign, and anointed His head with the oil of joy, ordaining Him as King and establishing His Kingdom. He’s a King whose lips are anointed with grace, a monarch who God has blessed forever. You are a Messiah […]

A Poem and A Hymn

The Weaver Anon My life is but a weaving Between my God and me: I may not choose the colours- He knows what they should be. For He can view the pattern Upon the upper side While I can see it only On this the other side. Sometimes he weaves in sorrow, Which is so […]

Our Passion for Him?

We stubbornly cling to the notion that we will still find a key there [Scripture] that will give us full entrance into the heart of God and WE ARE WRONG IN THAT HOPE. It can go no further than declare that “….the Word became flesh and dwelt among us” (Joh 1:14), and that in Him […]