At Rest in the Presence

At Rest in the Presence

The other morning, as I was beginning my day in some silent prayer, I had a strong thought come to me, a reminder by the Spirit, I think, that the remedy to my anxiety, fear, self-doubt and insecurity is to be present in the moment, abiding vitally in the presence of...
A Heartfelt Prayer: Eyes Off Myself

A Heartfelt Prayer: Eyes Off Myself

Most days I begin by journaling. Here is a prayer from my journal. It is good for us as leaders to be open to God about our shortcomings. It is also good to remind ourselves who he is, to tell him how we feel about him.  Good morning, Lord. I realize as I begin my...
A Soul Thirsty for God

A Soul Thirsty for God

Psalm 42:1-2 (JB) Like a deer that longs for springs of water, so my soul longs for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, the living God: when shall I come and stand before the face of God? To what shall I compare the longing of my soul (he said with a Shakespearean...