Lifting My Head

I’m learning how to pray through the Psalms. The idea is to read through one verse or sentence at a time, and pray about whatever comes to mind from reading that section. Tonight was the first time I had tried it, and it was really good. I felt like my prayer was deeper and more intimate than it usually is.

While reading through Psalms 1-5,┬áthere was one verse that stuck out to me that never has before. Continue reading “Lifting My Head”

Press In

I love it when the Lord gives me super simple revelation in the most unexpected ways. I was reading in Psalm tonight, and when I got to this verse – the last one in chapter 19 – I thought, “Okay, Lord, I am just going to lay here and meditate on what I read and what you want to tell me.”

So I laid my head down on my dog and listened for the Lord. What I heard, though, was her heartbeat.

I just laid there for a minute listening to the rhythmic thumping Continue reading “Press In”

Psalm 17:6

I’ve had a bit of writer’s block lately, and I think I know why. There are many days that I struggle to set aside time for the Lord – to just sit and listen or be in the Word – and lately that’s where I’ve been.

I’ve tried to sit down and write something every day, but nothing is coming, and, while I want to share my life and story here, I don’t want it to be about me. I want it to be about what God is doing and showing me and how He wants to use my story to bless or encourage other people. Any skill I have in regards to writing is only because Continue reading “Psalm 17:6”