I almost titled this blog, "I Gained a Heart for the Nations Over a Heater Vent." Wasn't sure that title would grab as much attention. Not everyone has the heart for the nations. But, here is my story: It was nine o'clock. Mom thought I was in bed. She always seemed to be in a … Continue reading Heater Vents and Blogging — Dreams Come True
As I sat with Holy Spirit, I asked Him to show me how to hear Him more clearly. Step into My office. He said. I see Jesus seated at a desk in a forest setting, in front of a waterfall. Lord, it’s noisy here. I can hardly hear You. When your heart is turned toward … Continue reading Monday Manna – It’s About Your Focus
At long last, I was in California. Mike arrived a day later. When I woke up that morning, a blanket of fog hung loosely over tree tops, but my heart was full of sunshine. Greg and Karen were gracious enough to give us an upstairs bedroom with a bathroom. This room would be our base … Continue reading Is This the Promised Land?
One morning I was questioning the new relationships in my life and why God was bringing us together. In a vision I see Him setting up a chess board. "I see You setting up a chess board and slowly placing each piece careful—all the time smiling and humming to Yourself. Lord, I don’t know how … Continue reading Monday Manna – Let’s Play Chess
Our great cleanout was in full swing. Crafted prayer was in place. Then May arrived. I put Mike on a plane to California the day after Mother’s Day. When I got home and opened an email, I discovered that my little sister Becky had a heart attack and was in ICU in Reno. With this … Continue reading God’s Timetable
August 29, 2008 To dwell in love begins with where you live toward yourself and Me. To “dwell” is to permanently take up residence. Unpack your clothes, your best dishes and hang pictures firmly on the walls. It’s to order ten engraved boxes of stationery with your address on it, knowing you will always live … Continue reading Monday Manna – How to Dwell in Love
My journals uncover the inner struggle. “March 12, 2007 – ‘Boxes and armloads of stuff fill my car as I head one more time to the Thrift Store. Closets and cupboards are sighing, relieved of their overloaded contents. It’s all surreal. The cleaning out of our home is therapeutic, but also sobering. The reality gaining … Continue reading Wrestling While Waiting