Outside Looking In

A Conversation with God 8/16/16   Me:  God, I’ve been thinking about those who’ve shunned me.  Sometimes I feel all alone.  I feel their world is going on without me, and I’m on the outside looking in.  I have this visual of a dirtied hungry child, hands and nose pressed to a store’s window, watching shoppers…

Depression Really Sucks

A Conversation with God 8/13/2016 God:  God morning Lisa. Me:  Good morning Lord. God:  How are you feeling today? Me:  Well, Lord…you know I’ve this “depression” thing going on and sometimes it’s almost more than I can bare.  Depression really sucks… God:  So, are you depressed today? Me:  Not so much today…although I do awake…

Yes Lord…but…I’m Gay

A Conversation with God 8/11/2016   Me:  God, as I tarried in your garden, I heard the words of a verse that has given me comfort for many years. God:  And what words are they, my child? Me:  They go something like this… “…everyone the Father gives Me will come to Me, and those who come…

Maybe the Third Cup’s the Charm!

A Conversation with God 8/10/2016 Me:  Good morning, Lord. God:  Good morning, Lisa.  How are you feeling today? Me:  Well, I’m on my second cup of coffee so I’m feeling better.  I was a bit stressed at first. God:  Tell me about it. Me:  Well, Gracie woke me up at 3 am needing to pee…which…

The Luxury of His Power

A Conversation with God 8/8/2016   Me:  God, I’m so tired of looking fat.   God:  Talk to me about it. Me:  Well, most of the time I feel okay about it and then I catch a reflection of myself in a mirror or a store-front glass…I see myself as others must see me… and then,…

Upon Dragonfly Wings

A Conversation with God 8/6/2016 Me:  Good morning, Lord. God:  Good morning, Lisa.  Did you sleep well? Me:  Yes, Lord…thank you for watching me through the night. God:  I’ll never leave you.  For just as I told Moses and my children many years ago, “I am the eternal God and I will be your refuge and…

Against the Wind

A Conversation with God 7/29/16 Me:  God, I’m confused. God:  About what, my child? Me:  Well, how can Christians, who are filled with the same Holy Spirit, perceive the world so differently? God:  Different…how? Me:  For example…refugees.  Some think we should turn them away in order to protect what is rightfully ours.  Then others, who also…

Unstoppable Love

A Conversation with God 7/28/16 Me:  God, I’m so tired. God:  Come to me and rest. Me:  It’s just this world is getting me down. I’m so tired of hateful, mean-spirited judgement.  So tired of the poor being downtrodden so the rich and arrogant can gain.  I’m tired of people being mistreated because of the color of…

A Conversation with God 7/27/16

[Me:]  God, why can’t puppies be born with bigger bladders? [God:]  Puppies have been born for some 65 million years, give or take a million or two, why the need for bigger bladders now? [Me:]  Well, Lord this morning I stepped in her piddle-puddle…barefoot and before coffee; and I have to say it wasn’t a…

A Conversation with God 7/26/16

(Many seem to find God elusive, but I talk to Him everyday) [Me:]  Lord, will there be front porches in heaven? [God:]  Why would you need a front porch? [Me:]  Well, it was on a front porch where I first learned to shell butter beans.  I remember sitting with mama, shelling beans from a big old metal…