Posts tagged with: listening

New Ears

New Ears   “Heal and restore me, God…” I whispered desperately. My plan and my body was falling apart. So, I spoke into that broken space and asked for what I wanted. I asked for what seemed right and best...

When God Says, “Nothing.”

  It had happened again. I was on trial before the jurors of my field, and my sentence was read. “Not Hired.” Only it wasn’t read; instead, yet again, the declaration took the form of deafening silence, without so much...

He Is Calling Me

He Is Calling Me “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.” Psalm 119:130 Recently, a friend asked me for prayer and she expressed her desire to hear God’s calling. I could relate. I too,...

7 Ways to Increase Spiritual Attention

  At the beginning of January, I started fresh with a new calendar. Looking at the smooth clean pages, I relished the feeling of SPACE on my calendar. Just a few weeks later, the calendar is filling up at a pace...

Confessions from a Deployment

Another deployment. This was the first since having our third little boy. They were 1, 3, and 4 when he departed. I knew I was in for an adventure in the world of playing single mom. Thankfully he was only...