Peace in the Tangles

Throughout the weeks, I’ve noticed a spike in the number of people visiting this blog and reading the posts focused upon depression, trouble, hope, and prayer.

I adapted some of my posts and Bible study helps that I’ve written in the past to create a booklet. Additional Scriptures to consider are included at the end of the first four chapters. The last two chapters apply the Scriptures as prayer.

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Lovestruck … God’s Design for Marriage

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth!
For your love is better than wine;
your anointing oils are fragrant;
your name is oil poured out;
therefore virgins love you.
Song of Songs 1:2-3

Lovestruck … Discovering God’s Design for Romance, Marriage, & Sexual Intimacy from the Song of Solomon begins as God began the Song of Solomon in the Bible, with kissing.

Did you know that there is a science to kissing?

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Worried About Today and Tomorrow?

“You drove 30 minutes away to get food? You couldn’t find eggs? I have plenty; I can share. Do you have toilet paper, enough cleaning supplies, enough food; are you stocked up?”

My daughter and I have never talked about trouble finding eggs and sharing what we have with each other. We’ve never asked each other if she had toilet paper, cleaning supplies, and food. But that was our conversation this afternoon.

Last week’s trips to the grocery store were shocking. This is not the cleanser or toilet paper aisle, this is the pasta, canned food, and staples aisle.

Pandemic. Lockdown mode. Scarcity. Uncertainty. Loss of finances. Loss of health. Loss of life.

Are you worried about tomorrow?

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Your Story Matters – Are You Listening?

“Listen. Listen deeply.”

“This is the word You want me to focus on this year, Lord? I thought I was listening. After all, it’s the first word in my mission statement! You want me to go even deeper? Deeper than studying hard to teach the ladies at church? I try to understand the biblical characters’ cultures, emotions, needs, desires, and sins and apply them to myself and to the ladies. What more is there to listen to?”

In March, I received the path that God wants me to take to listen deeply.

Your Story Matters: Finding, Writing, and Living the Truth of Your Life, by Leslie Leyland Fields, provides the winding, sometimes circling, uphill, downhill path God is taking me on as I listen more deeply than I ever have.

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