Surviving the Times

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called … Continue reading Surviving the Times

Dependant On You

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

When the road gets narrower

The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught. The Lord God has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious; … Continue reading When the road gets narrower

Busy Brides

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 Busy Brides

I don’t want these thoughts!

Do you battle with unwanted and inappropriate thoughts about Jesus? Although this is a difficult subject to write about, I feel it's important, as I'm sure there would be others who experience similar problems. A seemingly never-ending battle. Ever since I was born again, I've had, at times, the problem of sexual thoughts about Jesus … Continue reading I don’t want these thoughts!