The everyday life with God

“Your problem is not the first fifteen minutes of the day (what we would want to call “devotions”). It’s the next twenty-three hours and forty-five minutes. You must arrange your days so that you are experiencing total contentment, joy, and confidence in your everyday life with God.” (Dallas Willard quote in Soul Keeping, by John Ortberg)Continue reading “The everyday life with God”

Get your soul in gear

1 Praise the Lord, my soul;     all my inmost being, praise his holy name. 2 Praise the Lord, my soul,     and forget not all his benefits— (Ps. 103:1-2) We can speak to our souls. The deepest seat of our deepest emotions is like the “control center” of our being. And there are times we need to speak out and get it inContinue reading “Get your soul in gear”

Knowing it is well with my soul

13 A joyful heart brightens one’s face,     but a troubled heart breaks the spirit. 14 An understanding heart seeks knowledge;     but fools feed on folly. 15 All the days of the needy are hard,     but a happy heart has a continual feast. (Prov. 15:13-15) These verse are good indicators in my own life to know if it isContinue reading “Knowing it is well with my soul”