A friend recommended the book The Emotionally Healthy Leader by Peter Scazzero. It as a book influencing his life so he recommended it to me. I am grateful.
There is a chapter on Sabbath in the book that coincided with a podcast I finished on the same day. The podcast is an interview with A J Swoboda and it is well worth your time to listen.
Continue reading ““If they stop they’ll die…””
I am challenged to read through the Gospel of Mark with more intentionality. This is an invitation from the Spirit. I am now in Mark 9 and have come to a realization that I am back to my default approach to reading Scripture.
Continue reading “Spiritual reading”
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. (Col. 4:2)
There is a call the Lord keeps putting in front of me in regards to prayer. It is the great invitation to walk in prayer. Through the years I have had the Spirit bring many tools into my life to assist in this desire to walk in prayer. I don’t desire to have a “prayer time.” I have grown in a desire to walk in prayer.
Continue reading “The practice of devoting yourself to prayer”
I NEED the work of the Cross in me!
Continue reading “The simple frustration of my spiritual walk”
1 Cor. 2:16 — We have the mind of Christ.
What we have received is not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may understand what God has freely given us. (1 Cor. 2:12, NIV)
Continue reading “The wisdom we refuse”
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (1 Cor. 1:18, NIV)
Continue reading “We can’t glorify the cross”
“Our lives are lived in the company of both the Shepherd and the shadow.” — Eugene Peterson
Continue reading “Dwelling with the Shepherd even in the Shadows”