I choose what I will carry inside of me. Surrender is being willing rather than willful. It comes not from grasping but from releasing, not from striving but from relinquishing, not from taking but from giving. This is hard, but what I carry when I am surrendered is so much lighter and more beautiful than […]
Things happen, that at first may seem all wrong, but when we have faith that something greater is at work, that God IS at work, all those things, end up working together for good. God has been calling me to a new level of trust in Him. He’s calling me to a level of total […]
Sometimes my worst enemy is me. It is the things in ourselves that we refuse to face that have the greatest potential to tyrannize us and we risk becoming possessed by that which we refuse to face. God has forgiven, so have those I’ve hurt deeply, yet my hands can tighten around my own neck […]
When I think of surrender I get a mental image of a person with their hands up over their head, at gunpoint. Maybe I watched too many old WW II movies as a child. Yes, that’s my mental image of surrender. This also takes me to the idea of lifting my hands over my head, […]
Ps62:8 Trust in Him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. Ps 34:17-18 The Lord hears his people when they call to him. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the broken hearted; he rescues those whose spirt is crushed.