Tag: Rest

Cease Striving

“Hey mom, this dinner is excellent! Did you follow the recipe?” His face tried to hide a mischievous smile. He amazed me with his teenage gift of stating the obvious without getting in trouble. And in this case, I have to admit (and please…

By Streams of Water

Today I left familiar paths And walked down by the lake. There sat in silence on a bench. Watched wind cold waters break. As waves crashed ruthless on the beach, My eyes drifted along. I noticed there a quiet tree. Her trunk was bent,…

The Father’s Heart

“Who do you think you are?” “You can’t hide that ugly scar?” “Your sin is too great! You’re too far, From your Father’s heart.” * Those lies are loud. Those voices clear. They draw my selfish heart and steer Toward hurt and shame and…

Peace and Rest

Slow me down and quiet my heart. Blind me to the distraction that keeps me from seeing You. Deafen me to the noise that draws me away from You. * Your hand is visible all around me. In stillness and peace I can see…

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