Have you ever had a day when it seemed nothing went as planned? By the end of the day you find yourself frustrated, annoyed that your day was upended. Rather than entrench in the frustration, it may be good to take a moment to reflect on why the day did not go according to your […]Read More A Message in Upended Days
People speak to me and tell me who to be. They try to cloth me with something that covers who I am in you dear God…Read More #10 Prayer Journey —Voices
People will disappoint. Expectations will not be met. I will be hurt by others. Grief will come. I can count on them happening to me in this world. Yet you dear God are faithful. Your grace and love continue to abound. Your promises are truth. Forgive me for having unreasonable expectations of you. Forgive me […]Read More Prayer Journey — Unmet Expectations
It can be difficult waiting on God to respond to our needs. Often our impatience is born out of our expectations that God will respond according to our plans and schedule. This is what we see in Exodus 5:1-23 where Moses followed God’s request to return to Egypt to ask Pharaoh to release the Israelites. […]Read More Trusting the Long View of God.
Disappointment fills me this morning. Expectations unfulfilled. People who I thought cared, show no concern. I cannot fathom why. I feel isolated, alone. Yet God gently whispers, “I am here.” Thank you dear God that you never leave us. Even though we may question your purposes, you don’t desert us. All praise to you Lord […]Read More Prayer Journey —Lonely But Not Alone