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Tune to Wisdom

Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding. Proverbs 2:2 If you have ever been in a concert band or orchestra, or if you have been to an orchestral concert, you know that it is the oboe to which the entire musical company tunes….

Waiting in God’s Presence

I read a portion of Richard Foster’s Devotional Classics* this morning in my quiet time. I read about Madame Jeanne Guyon, a French woman who spent nearly twenty-five years of her life imprisoned in Vincennes and the Bastille because of her religious beliefs. A gifted…

Manifestation of Your Goals

When we read someone who is writing about the law of attraction talking about things, positions, situations, and so forth as manifesting in life, a Christian’s typical reaction might be, “Oh, no, I don’t believe in magic, and manifesting definitely refers to magic.” Manifest, manifestation,…

China Cabinet

When I was a little girl I remember a collection of small porcelain cats my grandmother had. She displayed them in a curio cabinet that had a special place in the living room. If I was very, very lucky, she would let me take one…

Feel the God Vibe!

A few weeks ago, we talked about the parallels between the concepts presented in the law of attraction and the Bible. I realized when reading The Secret, specifically, that there is a language barrier for Christians which might complicate our ability to see those parallels….

Strong Ropes

Although it’s Memorial Weekend here in southern California, it feels like winter at Big Bear Lake! Cold winds are blowing and there are white caps on the water. The clouds are so low that they kiss the lake as they blow by. A seagull is…

Ways to Pray

In preparing to speak with a women’s group on the topic of prayer, I used a “why pray/how to pray/when to pray” format. I was most amazed by what I learned about in fleshing out the “how to pray” portion of my presentation.  It seems that…