Humility – not what you expect ∙

Humility – not what you expect ∙ Now Moses was very humble – humbler than any other person on earth. – Numbers 12:3 Matthew 11:28-30  28 Then Jesus said, come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  29 Take my yoke upon you. LetContinue reading “Humility – not what you expect ∙”

The illusion of control ∙

The illusion of control ∙ For everything, there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. – Ecclesiastes 3:1   Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Tell me if you know so much. – Job 38:4 Job 42:2-6  2 I know that you can do anything, and no one can stop you.Continue reading “The illusion of control ∙”

The wonder of calm, gentle self-awareness ∙

The wonder of calm, gentle self-awareness ∙ Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. – Matthew 11:29 Psalms 131:1-2  1 O LORD, my heart is not proud; my eyes are not haughty. I don’t concern myself withContinue reading “The wonder of calm, gentle self-awareness ∙”

The beginning of sorrows ∙

The beginning of sorrows ∙ For troubles surround me – too many to count! – Psalms 40:12 Romans 8:18-23  18 Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.  19 For all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who his childrenContinue reading “The beginning of sorrows ∙”

Another chance ∙

Another chance ∙ I, yes, I alone, will blot out your sins for my own sake and will never think of them again. – Isaiah 43:25  Micah 7:18-20  18 Where is another God like you, who pardons the guilt of the remnant, overlooking the sins of his special people? You will not stay angry withContinue reading “Another chance ∙”