prayer whisper

fruit: believing for better things while living with barren ground

I was beating myself up for falling behind with everything, making unfair comparisons with others, (feeling a tad jealous) and wondering just when my writing/life dreams might bear fruit. Maybe you can relate? Here’s what God whispered back…. “Do not fear lack, My giving to another will never take away from all I desire to …

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Pain: why it helps to acknowledge and name your pain

Pain was present but I’d been pretending to myself, and to God, denying its reality as I pushed feelings aside, stuffed them down in a misguided attempt to seem okay, to negate the negative clawing away within. Maybe you can relate? I didn’t want to admit that this new ‘normal’ didn’t sit well with me, …

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Want: when our desires meet with God’s plans for us

We know what we want and we want it now. Or preferably, yesterday, please? Wishing rarely gets us anywhere. Consuming desires are fuel to a fire of impatience burning in our souls, a heat ray of longing. A spark ignited each time we reflect on our perceived lack instead of being thankful for what we …

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