Tilling the Soil (Life Lessons from My Garden)

“Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.” Hosea 10:12 ESV I used to be ‘that person’ who said things like, “I just don’t have green fingers,” and “I kill anything I try […]

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The Refreshing Dew of God’s Presence

“Oh, that we might know the Lord! Let us press on to know him. He will respond to us as surely as the arrival of dawn or the coming of rains in early spring.” Hosea 6:3 I have some fledgling shrubs and plants that I grew in pots over last summer. Then, when winter came […]

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The ‘Art’ of being still

“Be still, and know that I am God! I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world.” ‭‭(Psalms‬ ‭46:10‬ ‭NLT‬‬) Psalm 46:10 is one of the most commonly quoted scriptures. It’s one of those soothing, refocusing, ‘grounding’ scriptures that comes to mind when we are facing a crisis of some […]

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Rest

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 OXYGENYesterday, I saw rare sight these days – a plane flying overhead. It was probably a cargo plane, but still, it had me thinking about flying. I’ve heard those safety instructions before takeoff so many times, I […]

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The ‘Secret’ to Revival

Are You Longing For Revival? Are you praying and yearning for the fire of God to be “re-lit” in your heart? As with every revival in Church history, most of us pray, “Lord, start with me.” I was praying that very thing this morning and reflecting on some of David’s Psalms in The Passion Translation. […]

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Come, be richly fed!

“The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry. It is the same with my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I […]

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