Tag: Spiritual growth

The Heart of Wisdom

“… let your heart keep my commands…” Proverbs 3:1 “Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you.  Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.”  Proverbs 3:3 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart…”  Proverbs 3:5 “My son, pay attention to my words; listen closely to my sayings.  Don’t lose…

Simple Prayer

Prayer is simple, really.  We are the ones who over-complicate it.  We assume that we have to get it just right, or that God is more concerned about our vocabulary than He is our heart. Prayer can be words spoken–but they might just be thoughts that are formed and directed at God. My prayer life was…

A Storm Is Coming

You’ve seen it and felt it–the “calm before the storm”. But that kind of calm can make you anxious. Fearful even, as you wonder what the repercussions will be… It is the quiet that comes after the storm that is refreshing. Soothing, in a way. Quiet respite from the turbulent time that has passed. The…