Sunday Psalm: Pray Sing a New Psalm

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms. James 5:13 Lord, I am weary of my sore muscles, rattled head, sensitive hearing, restless sleep. I invite You to show Yourself strong once again and move in, through & with me today. May Your Presence be tangible & evidentContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Pray Sing a New Psalm”

password of praise

Blessed are the people who know the passwords of praise, who shout on parade in the bright presence of God. Psalm. 89:15 MSG Miss feeling close to God? It’s time to praise. When we speak out words of praise, God releases blessing. But more than that: He shows up! His presence lights our way, andContinue reading “password of praise”

echoes of grace & gratitude

Grace invokes gratitude like the voice an echo. Gratitude follows grace like thunder lightning. – Karl Barth The older I get, the more I see a world that needs grace. And I need that grace too. @Bryan miles tweet Splashes of grace Fall like rain On my parched soil From the first glimpses of sunContinue reading “echoes of grace & gratitude”

how the weight of His glory can fall like snow

How much does a snowflake weigh? Someone who measures such things determined that an individual snowflake weighs 0.02* grams. At that weight it would take 50 flakes to make a gram. For comparison, a Hershey’s kiss weighs 4.7 grams – equal to about 235 snowflakes. There are about 95 kisses in a pound. Using the kiss-to-snowContinue reading “how the weight of His glory can fall like snow”

when the stable fills with wonder…the shepherds

There were sheepherders camping in the neighborhood. They had set night watches over their sheep. Suddenly, God’s angel stood among them and God’s glory blazed around them. They were terrified. The angel said, “Don’t be afraid. I’m here to announce a great and joyful event that is meant for everybody, worldwide: A Savior has justContinue reading “when the stable fills with wonder…the shepherds”

freebird

lifted hands raised in adoration humble heart bowing down in praise joining the forever chorus of One body worldwide One heart beating to the rhythm of Your Love One mind united in devotion to the Son as we are intertwined with One Spirit in the love dance of the ages the more I lay meContinue reading “freebird”

What three things to do when I need rest?

I am not the Energizer bunny. But I still try to keep going and going. My batteries wear out, and need recharging. Sometimes way earlier than I am aware of, and sometimes the energy completely drains until I collapse. I am learning to listen to God daily about my day, so it doesn’t fill upContinue reading “What three things to do when I need rest?”

now is the time….

Worship releases God’s presence into the atmosphere, wherever we are. And when God is there, all of Him- His character, freedom, love, justice is there as well. When we acknowledge God is King, number one in our lives, and our strength….He can move in ways we never fathomed or dreamed possible. When we are battlingContinue reading “now is the time….”

worship is a weapon

Worship releases God’s presence into the atmosphere, wherever we are. And when God is there, all of Him- His character, freedom, love, justice is there as well. When we acknowledge God is King, number one in our lives, and our strength….He can move in ways we never fathomed or dreamed possible. When we are battlingContinue reading “worship is a weapon”

an instrument of praise

I was made as an instrument. My designer had a purpose in mind when I was created. I was hardwired to praise. Funny how when you take your mind off your purpose, you can find yourself far off course. Its like sitting in a canoe, not using your oars, being spun in circles by aContinue reading “an instrument of praise”