Category Archives: Be Still

Seeking and finding still time with God. Realigning priorities. Trusting that God is in control. Removing things from a too full plate. Recognizing when I fighting God for control.

The Shield

Our country is permeated by a climate of hate and fear. Many are anxious as they take in the increasingly popular reports of evil. Watching the news I can’t help but think of Don Henley’s song, Dirty Laundry: I make … Continue reading

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“Look at the Dolphins!”

I set out for a brisk walk along the beach this morning with lots of missions to complete – get some much needed exercise, feel the sand between my toes, enjoy the sound of the waves, watch for sea life, … Continue reading

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The Presence of God

Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? Psalm 139:7  I love the way A.W. Tozer expounds on God’s Presence in The Pursuit of God. “God is here. Wherever we are, God is here. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines

My daughter had an opportunity to sleep in after a later than usual night out with some girlfriends. As an elementary school teacher with an active family, it was a rare opportunity. So when she felt a little hand in … Continue reading

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The Palm and the Banyan

I was talking to the ladies in my Bible Study about the vacation my husband and I were taking to Hawaii to visit his son. I told them I was struggling with whether or not I should take my laptop with … Continue reading

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Bob’s Prayer

I have a brother-in-law who is always helping someone with a project. Bob is gifted with a general knowledge of just about every aspect of construction. Actually, he’s not just Bob – to all who know and love him he’s … Continue reading

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Outta Control!

My girlfriend was upset that her husband didn’t make special arrangements for celebrating her birthday – he left it all up to her. Her disappointment led to “words” and pretty much ruined the day. I know the control issues she … Continue reading

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