Inspirational God-encounters

Keeper of The Flame

Why should I be surprised, Lord? That I would have an amazing God-encounter at church today? Shouldn't that be the very place we have them all the time?  :) It was so like You, dear Abba... to use a child as Your messenger. A messenger who lived The Message without realizing it. She was the...
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Forever Daddy’s Girl

 When did it start, Abba? This precious renewal of our Covenant? On my side, that is. Your side of our Covenant never wavers. If I ever feel far from You, it is because I have moved. And even if I have, You move with me. So You are always closer than my next breath, ready...
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Pure Gold In The Ashes

You said, Abba, that "a little child shall lead them."  I know you meant Jesus, who came as The Child and now rules as The King. Yet even today, You are still using little children to lead us... aren't you? Like this 7-year-old girl I learned about through Janet Parshall. Host of the nationally-syndicated radio show, In...
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God to Skippy… Warp Speed!

Oh, Lord... Sometimes You just make me laugh out loud! It wasn't too long ago that we were poised to return to Florida. Closing up our summer retreat house in Virginia and making the trek southward. Back to the warm sun. Before the chilly weather froze me to the core.  :) Except for Skippy. The...
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Unstuck… In Spirit, If Not In Body!

Precious Readers... Yes, I've been absent the last couple of post days. Just thought I'd fill you in, since it's pretty unusual for me to not be writing. We've been scurrying around, packing for our big move south. Back to our real Home, leaving our vacation retreat behind once again. We were all set to...
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Be Always Ready to Plant …

... whenever the wind of the Holy Spirit blows. I've known her for many years. We've shared many significant life experiences. Graduations. Career moves. Weddings invoking Your name, Lord. It wasn't until this week that I knew for sure... She doesn't yet know You. We were in a car for 90 minutes. Just the two...
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I Said It… But I Didn’t Really Mean It

Lord, Lord, Lord... These are times that try -- i.e., test, challenge -- our souls like never before. As a culture, we have been drifting (running?) away from You for decades. Our values (and hearts) shifting away from what You hold dear so we can embrace what we desire apart from You. Why are we...
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The Most Treasured Reservoir

It's raining. Again. As it has for the last several days. A treasured reservoir of water. The remnants of Hurricane Florence, making landfall far south of us? Or just a long-overdue watering? Yet another Gift from You, Lord? Whatever its cause, I know what it has become. The inspiration for today's post. Because as I...
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A Masquerade? Or The Real Deal?

Every day for the past three days, Lord, I have asked You for great favor. For us and for our fishing guides. Here in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. An abundance of Your favor that would glorify You and be a witness of Your Amazing Grace. Why am I not surprised that You did exactly that?!   :)...
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The Queen of Cruise Control!

The speed limit was clearly marked. 55 miles per hour. Everyone else was going at least 70. Suddenly, 55 didn't seem so fast anymore. Why are there speed limits anyway, Lord? I don't believe it's just to "cramp" our style. Aren't they primarily intended for safety -- at least, under normal weather and road conditions?...
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