Struggling to forgive myself I've been aware for a while now, that I find it difficult to forgive myself. I rehash old wrongdoings, then I repent of them again, but still feel bad about them. For the last couple of days I've been seriously seeking the Lord about this, and in the process, I've learnt … Continue reading Broken but Forgiven
Are you listening to God or man?
I have a plan for this day. There are many things to be done, and much I would like to do….. so I frantically go my way. Now the day is over… I didn’t accomplish what I’d hoped to…. I’m worried and stressed, tired and unfulfilled. Maybe tomorrow….. My child, You need to stop! Listen … Continue reading Turn to Me!
My Lord and God, I’m tired and ill. I'm finding it so difficult to pray….. to focus on you. I long for you….. I need you….. but my mind wanders, I lose concentration, and your presence eludes me. I am sorry for my weakness, for failing to put you first, for allowing myself to be … Continue reading Dependant On You
Lord Jesus, I am yours... I belong to you alone and my life is in your hands. You have given me life through your death, and I give you my life by dying to myself, and surrendering to you. I live for you alone: to glorify you, to worship you, to magnify you! I desire … Continue reading I belong to you!
Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” Psalm 16:1-2 The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful … Continue reading Your ways are life!
This is a poem I wrote to remind me of what really matters in life. I rush ahead with my thoughts and plans, forgetting to be still: to listen for your voice. I know you desire to lead me step-by-step, moment by moment. You have the perfect plan for me... for … Continue reading In you is life!
Are you a striver? I'm a striver, and the roots go deep. I strive with so many things and I'm tiring myself out. If I'm going to strive with anything, it needs to be to “enter God's rest,” and the following blog explains this very well. via Labor to Enter His Rest (Hebrews 4:11)
Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, … Continue reading The most important thing you can do.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Mat 11:28-30 A … Continue reading My yoke is easy and my burden is light