One morning in April, 2009, I was thanking God for our secret place and time of peace before the day started. “Thank You, Lord, for time alone with You.” “Mary Ellen, I want to show you something. Let’s go for a boat ride.” In a vision, I see myself sitting in a small wooden row … Continue reading Monday Manna – The Sound of Silence
In March 2014, I, and many of my acquaintances were experiencing more silence than usual. The warfare was intense but the conversation from the Lord, less than normal. I asked the Lord, “What have I done to warrant Your silence? Am I in ‘time out’?” “No, you are in ‘time in.’ This is a practicum, … Continue reading Monday Manna -Lessons in Silence
If you are subscribed to my blog, you received an odd mailing this morning. I pushed the wrong button. LOL What you read in your email as a way of introduction was part of a fellow writer's blog from Sweden. He is also a WordPress writer. I thought I was submitting comments to his recent … Continue reading Have you ever pushed the wrong button?
Waiting is something we equate with sitting in traffic, put off by a light that refuses to turn green. Or it can be enduring lengthy stays in a doctor’s office, for an appointment whose time passed a half hour ago. These are negative, stress-related experiences we don't like. We will discover today, however, that waiting … Continue reading Waiting – It’s Not What You Think
One morning, having just returned home from being gone a week and with family coming in a few days, to visit, I hit the ground running. So much to do and so little time. But first, I had to spend some time with my Creator: Sitting in my prayer chair, I sighed and opened my … Continue reading R.E.S.T.
I was reading Psalm 34 today, and Holy Spirit stopped me on verse seven: “The angel of the LORD encamps all around those who fear Him.” Wow, this sounds like the perfect home security system, but what does it mean to fear the Lord? How can we activate it in our lives? I went to … Continue reading The Fear of the LORD
"My times are in Your hand..." Psalm 31:15 A man's heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps. Proverbs 16:9 NKJV Somewhere about March 1, God pushed the pause button with little conversation. I wasn't quite sure why we stopped, but chose to rest in it and trust Him. Since this blog may … Continue reading Pause in the Journey