Thirsting for God

As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God? Psalms 42:1‭-‬2 NKJV My friend hunts for deer every year on the farm I manage. Before the season opens it is not…

The Fire and the Whisper of God

…And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was…

Listening to God

The Lord came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10 During long hot Summer days, one of my favorite places to sit is on a rock in the middle of a stream. Hearing is such a strange thing when seated…

The Power of Grace

The greatest beauty of the stream is only fully seen when it yields itself to the pull of gravity down and over the rocks. In the same way the power of God’s grace is always present yet it waits for the moment when we yield our hearts to His power!  And he arose and came…

Quiet Waters

He leads me beside quiet waters He refreshes my soul. Psalm 23:2 In the middle of our busiest days God has a quiet stream prepared for us to lie down beside and rest…