Category Archives: Finding Jesus Everyday

Running ahead of the storm…

I’ve been trying to pray the Holy Spirit Chaplet¹ often lately. And I know I shouldn’t be surprised when God responds or answers prayers by now, but I always am. It’s really His responses that encourage me to continue seeking … Continue reading

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A Shoot Shall Sprout from the Stump of Jesse

At my church, each Christmas we have a Jesse tree. Written on each ornament, is the name and wish of a person needing a gift. Parishioners take an ornament and return it with the requested gift. I’ve always wondered about this … Continue reading

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On Being a Peacemaker

I was re-reading the story of Israel and his two wives–sisters who competed to have more sons than the other–this morning. If I have this right, the sisters’ dad deceived Israel in order to marry off both daughters–Leah and Rachel–then … Continue reading

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It Is a Name of Wonder

This morning started with a pretty cool experience. The Bible I left open on my sofa awaited. I took a second look at the story of the news of Samson’s birth in my New Jerusalem edition. “It is a name … Continue reading

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God Speaks in a Song Sometimes

I work hard to hear God’s voice. I feel lost when I can’t hear him. I’m not perfect, not even close, but I desire to be holy. Lately, especially, I feel His absence. I know He is gone because I … Continue reading

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Sometimes Opportunity Does Knock Twice

I spend a lot of time worrying whether or not I am in God’s will for my life. Doing God’s will is important to me. Over time I found that asking God for something requires action on our part. Many … Continue reading

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God, Weddings and Ancient Romans, God Is Strange Sometimes

Teaching my children to value truth requires that I must practice what I preach. In valuing Truth–Jesus, the person and Son of God–I too have to speak the truth. It has been an awful couple of months for me. My … Continue reading

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