be still and know that I am God
All week there were predictions of thunderstorms, but we never saw a drop of rain.
I asked Robert if it was supposed to rain Friday. He said they were predicting thunderstorms between 4-6 AM Friday morning, but, otherwise, it was supposed to clear off.
There is a group of folks that get together from our church each month for an outing of some sort. It’s always on a Friday morning and sometimes can last all day. I have some standing… Continue reading
The question was asked of me by Lemuel on my Facebook page: How do you maintain stillness? It was such a great question that I thought it deserved a thoughtful response.
Benefits of Learning to Be Still
One of my favorite Bible verses is Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God.” It is in stillness that we can experience God’s presence.
Learning to be still and maintaining stillness is the ultimate spiritual… Continue reading
“My doctor recommended meditation to reduce stress. I also wanted a meditation with God in mind.” That is a typical email I receive from people that have been diagnosed with a serious health condition.
They weren’t just seeking meditation to relax and relieve stress, they were seeking a meditation to connect with God’s peaceful, healing, loving presence.
In Crisis We Especially Turn to God
With any crisis in life, God is usually who we turn to. That turning… Continue reading
As Christians we are familiar with prayer, but meditation has not been a spiritual practice for many. In prayer we are doing all of the talking! Meditation allows us to listen to God.
Meditation… Continue reading
Yesterday I wrote about The Law of Attraction and the Christian Faith Part I where I shared a true story that happened to me when I attracted a past connection into my life.
I wrapped up that first post by saying that there were two caveats with the asking and receiving process.
Matthew 6:33 says,
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
We also… Continue reading
I have to admit that I struggle as I get older with realizing the concept of having less time than in my youth. There are so many things that I want to do. Because I have hit the over half-way mark in my life, I feel a sense of urgency in wanting everything NOW!
“Be still and know that I am God,” is one of the most well known and beloved Bible verses for many. I was surprised to know the meaning of the words be still and I think this meaning (particularly in the New Testament) will surprise you too.
(Watch, listen, or read.)
The words – Be Still – in the English dictionary can mean not moving, and being quiet. From a biblical perspective, these two words take on much greater… Continue reading