Tag: surrender

Dying toward Life

The maple seed it twirls around On wings of snowy gusts Up over roofs it spins about Goes where the wind it thrusts. Its journey-end I cannot see Nor grasp where it will lie. It knows that new life comes to be Through willing…

Man – The Dwelling Place of God (Sunday Quote)

“From man’s standpoint the most tragic loss suffered in the Fall was the vacating of this inner sanctum by the Spirit of God. At the far-in hidden center of man’s being is a bush fitted to be the dwelling place of the Triune God….

Words Galore

Your words are as endless as sand on a shore, Strung together in books And in blogs galore. You speak them with vigor and zeal the same As if you’re vying for spots In Christendom’s fame Your words sit on tables and nightstands –…

“Turn Mundane Into Holy”

“LORD, help my prideful heart today, My work before YOUR throne to lay. LORD, teach my selfish stubborn will To quiet down – how to be still. ~ Show me that routine tasks I do, Are not for me, but all for YOU. In…

The Unseen Hand

An Unseen Hand has formed this place – From nothing made all that is seen. The Hand which spans all time and space With gentle care formed you and me. This Hand has weighed the mountains grand. Deep in its hollow measured seas. It…

Praying Big

I pray Your will, God, be my heart For You to set my life apart For perfect love to cast out fear To know Your presence strong and near To stand in Holy Spirit power. To not grow faint with passing hour To know…

The Answer to Prayer

You prayed, “God, supply!” What you didn’t know, that I had just finished praying, “I surrender! Please God, use me!” Our paths crossed, arranged by God Himself. He answered your prayers. He heard mine. How kind of our God to give us one another…

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….

Asking Jesus the Heart Question

Dear Jesus, Remember, when I asked You to come into my heart? Lord, I changed my mind. I would like to leave the comfort of my own heart and live in Your heart. Rather than seeing people through my eyes, I want to see…

Living and Looking into Surrender

This year I am doing it differently! No more resolutions. Instead I have decided to follow a movement (My One Word) that has spread throughout the country, of choosing a word for the year and living into it. I prayed about this process and…

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