God’s Thoughts

I have a poster with a quote by Albert Einstein: “I want to know God’s thoughts – the rest are mere details.” As I pray, I may begin by asking God, “What are your thoughts? What do you want me to pray?” As I am musing on a problem, frequently the Holy Spirit may bring a […]

Nearness to God

God is so big that the universe cannot contain Him and so personable that He delights in us as His children. The iconic picture of a very young John F Kennedy Jr under the desk of President Kennedy in the oval office captures this so well. To “John John” it didn’t matter that his father […]

Willing to be made willing

John 7:17 Anyone who chooses to do the will of God will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own. Let’s read it in The Voice version: John 7:17 If anyone is willing to act according to His purposes and is open to hearing truth, he will know […]

Praying Scripture

I love to pray the scriptures. Jesus is our model. With the scriptures, He countered temptation, answered His critics, and even prayed the words of the Psalms from the cross. Ephesians 6:17 says, “Take the sword of the Spirit, the word of God.” Bring the power of the Word into your praise and prayer. Read […]

We Are His Sheep

A friend told me how much she delighted in the sheep with their little lambs in Ireland during lambing season. My mind immediately went to a verse from Psalm 100. It says that God made us and we are his people and the sheep of his pasture. Can you imagine God delighting in you as […]