Tag: Holy Spirit

Open Me

Open my eyes to the souls next to me. Open my vision to hearts who can’t see. Open my ears so their cries I can hear. Open my life, living Christ’s hope – not fear. Open my arms to the hurt and the lost….

Gifts in the Garbage

When I came home, I noticed the garbage was still at the curb. Normally the collectors make their rounds much earlier in the morning. I had just bought a box of chocolates to pass on to our faithful garbage person next week. But seeing…

Upward

The cold wind was whipping through the thinning canopy above me and was trying to penetrate through my layers of clothing. Clouds were chasing across the sky as if in an evil race to cover the warming rays of the sun. The path grew…

Zachariah’s Prophecy

Our ladies’ Bible study has been going through the book of Luke. Verse by verse we are eating this precious food and have decided we would not only study it, but also memorize a small portion of it. We decided on Zachariah’s prophecy. Today,…

His Constant Presence

This morning, I was walking and praying on my usual route through the woods. Among many other prayers, I have been asking God to bless me with more knowledge of His presence. I asked Him to open my eyes to the things He wants…

Before the Throne

Several months ago, God had me cross paths with a beautifully dedicated woman. Her heart for the homeless in Chicago and deep desire to make a difference, one soul at a time, inspired me to the point of wanting to join her, even if…

Looking for Steeples

The view from the window seat of the small plane was perfect, not only to look onto the beautiful countryside,  but also for hiding my tear-filled eyes. I prayed silently for God to comfort my aching heart. Woods and fields, similar to the ones…

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