“And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness….we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words.” — Romans 8:26, NLT We sometimes settle into prayer so weary and worldly-weighted that our words puddle into a mush of syllables,Continue reading “Intercession”

Before Blooming

Before the bloom there must be  gentle care, a tending to ensure  the heart imbibes nutrients  for strength and growth. There must be life-giving light, the rays from sun to filter through and provide what is necessary to thrive.  The roots need room to push through and find home deep within the soil, far enoughContinue reading “Before Blooming”

Considering Love

More than mere emotion, not bound by our intellect, but replete with perfect  knowledge; more than we  can express and just enough  to fill us —undiminished  and full to abundance; we cannot give away more than we receive, for it is He  who first showed us. Song writers claim to capture it in the summer’sContinue reading “Considering Love”