Confident and Full of Hope

Good day, dear friends!  Here we are at close of another year.  We’ve run, walked, and sometimes crawled these past 365 days.  Now we find ourselves tying the bow, on the box we call 2016, but before we put the box upon the shelf,  may we take a moment to ask the question:  What has…

A Seed of Faith

A Conversation with God 8/24/16 Me:  Hello God.  Are you there?  Are you really there? God:          (silence) Me:  Do you, really, hear me, or are my words like dandelion seeds, dangling in the air? God:  (silence) Me:  God? God: (silence) Me:  Do you hear when I pray? God:  (silence) Me:  You…

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…

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…

Celebrate Life with Kindness

A Conversation with God 8/9/2016 Me:  Lord, the cicadas sure have been loud this year. God:  Yes they have…and do you know why? Me:  No, Lord.  Why? God:  Well, you see, in 1999, a brood of cicadas hatched and burrowed beneath the ground to feast upon root tissue.  It took 17 years but finally they…

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…

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…

…With us Among the Thorns

  The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart… And none of them that trust in him shall be desolate. Psalms 34:18,22     (Cee’s Flower of the Day Challenge)