Soothing for my Soul – Another Praise-Fest

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in practical, Praise, quiet time, transformation, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Having a praise-fest from the things I added to my God List today in Isaiah 57 and Psalm 57. Highlighting my favorites: - You are my refuge. - You are the High and lofty One - You live forever and Your name is Holy - You live in a high and holy place - You also live with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit - You revive the spirit of the lowly and the heart of the contrite. - You see us and choose to heal. - You guide us and...

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Stopped Dead

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in confession, forgiveness, suffering, transformation, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Careening down a steep hill on inline skates, hair flowing behind like the mane of a wild mustang, cerulean blue sky overhead, with my faithful dog loping at my side, life felt like it couldn’t get any better. I am not sure just when I realized that managing the curve of the cul-de-sac at the bottom of the steep hill at top speed like I anticipated would require that I “take out” my dog who was loping in a straight trajectory...

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Saturday’s Song Special – Whom Shall I Fear with Lincoln Brewster and Kari Jobe

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 in music, practical, Praise, technology, transformation, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

  This song has meant to much to me during the past two and a half years. It is a “must have” addition for the From Trial to Triumph playlist. Let the words wash over you. I love how it speaks of “I won’t believe the lie…” Doing our trials well begins by choosing to think differently. We have to reject lies we have believed.  This song has so much wonderful truth that is prefect for renewing our minds...

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Saturday Song Special – Ginny Owens – If You Want Me To

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in music, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today’s selection to add to your From Trial to Triumph play list is a wonderful “jazzish-bluezy” song sung by Ginny Owens. The words to this beautiful song are powerful: IF YOU WANT ME TO The pathway is broken And The signs are unclear And I don’t know the reason why You brought me here But just because You love me the way that You do I’m gonna walk through the valley If You want me to Cause I’m not who I...

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Streams in the Desert Today

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in devotion, quiet time, Scripture, suffering, technology, transformation, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yesterday, I reviewed the Streams in the Desert app. You can also read this great devotional classic online at Crosswalk. I thought I would share today’s devotional with you. It is so powerful! Nothing shall be impossible unto you (Matt. 17:20). It is possible, for those who really are willing to reckon on the power of the Lord for keeping and victory, to lead a life in which His promises are taken as they stand and are found to be...

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Techie Tuesday #04 – Streams in the Desert App

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in devotion, practical, Praise, quiet time, suffering, trial, Uncategorized | 0 comments

An old classic–familiar to many through the ages–comes together with modern technology in this wonderful daily devotional app for your iPod Touch, iPad, or iPhone. L.B. Cowman’s wonderful devotional book, Streams in the Desert, is now an app that you can refer to daily. It is available here at the iTunes store for the iPod Touch/iPhone or the iPad. The cost is $3.99. I have enjoyed using this app for over a year now and it is...

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