Tag Archives: Psalm 46:10

elasticity

Part of my lunch routine is listening to worship music or classical music, depending on my mood. I have joked with my coworkers that I am “going away” when I put in my earbuds. I have learned that by disappearing … Continue reading

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If you’re happy and you know it . . .

I had the day off yesterday. I spent it working at home, doing household chores and tasks that needed to be caught up. Having made my To-Do list, I began with collecting laundry, changing the sheets, cleaning the bathroom. You … Continue reading

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let them speak

My mom and I were talking about passages in the Bible and how we wanted to dive deeply into them and learn all that we could from the verses.  As we talked, we agreed that trying to force lessons from … Continue reading

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contented

At the livestock auction I spent time watching the crowd, making up stories for why the families and farmers were there and why they may have bid on the animals. One of the families attending the auction was Amish. A … Continue reading

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rest and delivery

This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation,     in quietness and trust is your strength,     but you would have none of it.  You said, ‘No, we will flee on … Continue reading

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Silence

There are times when we feel like we have to fill the silence with words. We feel awkward, uncomfortable, and uncertain when it’s quiet. We don’t like to be left alone with our thoughts– they might overwhelm us– so we … Continue reading

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Shhhhh

Every January I think I will begin some lofty Quiet Time routine that will set my heart and mind for the day, almost like a Bible Study resolution. Instead, I end up moving around the Bible studies, devotionals and the … Continue reading

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