Category Archives: Devotions

They are a Gift To You

I’ve been thinking and writing about gifts lately. About how sometimes good gifts come wrapped in “bad” packages. Or how sometimes we are disappointed with what we’re given and we want a different gift instead. Along those lines, I was … Continue reading

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Sharing the Shade

I was sitting outside this morning, grabbing a bagel and reading my Bible. There were two outside tables. One had an umbrella for shade, the other did not. The one with the umbrella was taken, so I took the other. … Continue reading

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When your enemy is disemboweled in front of you

We had a horse once that was terrified of hogs. Not so much of a problem in the arena, perhaps, but quite a problem out on our Texas ranch. He was such a lovely horse to ride, until he came … Continue reading

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Whisper

I recently lost my voice. I’m not saying I was a little hoarse, I’m saying, I lost it. Completely. No sound. For a week. (And then I was also, and still am, quite hoarse.) The interesting thing that I discovered … Continue reading

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The Thick Darkness…Where God Is

God is light. We all know that. So naturally we think we should only look for God IN the light. But sometimes that isn’t so. Sometimes we need to press in to the darkness and THAT is where we can … Continue reading

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When your Promised Land is inhabited by someone else

You shall serve the Lord your God, and he[a] will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you. 26 None shall miscarry or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of … Continue reading

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When you have to drink from the bitter cup

The Israelites had escaped the Egyptians and were in the desert at a place called Marah. It was called Marah which means “bitter” because the only water there was bitter. Been there? Been to that place where you’re dying of … Continue reading

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When Walls Don’t Seem to Move – Link

Graham Cooke is one of my favorite teachers.  Today I got a link from his ministry to this blog/article on prayer and the walls of Jericho.  Too good not to share. http://www.brilliantperspectives.com/walls-dont-seem-move/

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Listen with your Eyes

Now Moses was pasturing the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the [a]west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 The angel of the Lord appeared … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

I just read this in Hugh Halter’s book, Flesh, and found it encouraging. It is crazy to watch Jesus work the clock. Often He would heal someone and then say, “Don’t go tell anyone.” … Jesus knew how circumstances link … Continue reading

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