Sin can paralyze you, make you feel sick and unable to move. Sin can break you into thousands of pieces and cause you to no longer be whole — to lay there broken, unable to move. Good friends want to help. They want to make you whole. They try to help you pick up the […]
Read More Picking Up a Broken Life
It just didn’t seem right to have to put up with it. Her medical condition affected so much of her life. She spent all she had on doctors, seeking a cure — even just some relief, but none was found. Now after twelve years it seemed hopeless. Except…there was that man she heard about. Some […]
Read More An Encounter Driven by Suffering
I am broken
Read More Broken Spirit
Scattered in pieces
Impaled in muddy earth…
I extend my hand, my finger toward you. Just a touch of the fringe of your cloak is all I need. Only you can bring wholeness; only you can piece together the brokenness.
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With your hands, the hands that crafted me, you pick up the pieces of my life. One by one you put them together, holding them in place according to your plan.
Read More Prayer Journey – Held Together by God
What does it mean to be still dear God? Can I rest? Can I be motionless? Can I really just stop at this moment as the world passes by in a blur? The Psalmist recorded, He says, “Be still, and know that I am God (Psalm 46:10, NIV).” I know he is God. I know […]
Read More Prayer Journey — STOP!
This morning broken hearts are on my mind dear God. Hearts shattered by those close to us. Hurt that seems like it will never go away. Pain that continually penetrates like a thorn in our side. Piercing pain that drains the life from us. Heal us Lord as only you can do. Fill us with […]
Read More Prayer Journey — Broken Hearts Beyond Repair?
Scattered all around
Void of any shape
A broken vessel
Unable to hold
Fragile clay pot
A cold, hard floor
So many pieces
Read More Glued Together With God’s Love
All praise to you dear God for your loving hand, for your gracious love. I praise you this morning that you lift up my broken body, my crushed spirit, my shattered emotions. Thank you that you do not just sweep up the pieces of broken clay and throw them away, that you still see value […]
Read More Morning Praise — Restoring a Shattered Life
Today Lord I think of your servants who have chosen to become therapists. I am amazed at their patient work with broken people, listening to deep hurt, traumatic events and emotional pain. They validate the pain and direct so many toward healing. I think of how they can help people beaten down by life and […]
Read More Prayer Journey: Rebuilding the Broken