As Saint Augustine wrote, “Our hearts are restless until they find their rest in you [God].”
(Of Prayer) “Hence it appears that to pray aright is a special gift.” John Calvin—- 10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564 was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation.
“Here, the charming, mature stories from the internationallly beloved monk are accompanied by original art. Like the parables of Jesus, these tales repeatedly unfold new levels of meaning if we are willing to sit with them.” By Publisher I agree. One tale that keeps me in a meditative state is: “I sat there in aweContinue reading “Tales Magic Monastry by Theopane the Monk”
As our church celebrated Easter Lunch around a lovely meal at a lovely setting; my daughter-in-law, Tammy, asked; “What would Jesus Text?” I have been giving this some thought! What would ‘Jesus Text’ to each of us on our individual phone?
“SIN IS SIN NO MATTER WHOSE SKIN IT’S IN!” SM
“In this life we cannot always do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” -Mother Teresa
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil; God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act” Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Are you having a hard time being thankful in your daily life? Start with something small, says Ruth Graham. “For all these smallnesses I thank You, Lord: small children and small needs; small meals to cook small talk to heed, and a small book from which to read small stories; small hurts to heal, smallContinue reading “Thank you, Lord”
Tuesday forenoon, November 26, 1723 “It is a most evil and pernicious practice, in the meditations of afflictions, to sit ruminating on the aggravations of the affliction, and reckoning up the evil, dark, circumstances thereof, and dwelling long on the dark side: it doubles and trebles the affliction. And so when speaking of them toContinue reading “Jonathan Edwards”
‘Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!’ Psalm 105:4