Category Archives: Prayer

The Desert…

More from A Praying Life by: Paul Miller: “The hardest part of being in the desert is that there is no way out.  You don’t know when it will end…The theme of the desert is so strong in Scripture that Jesus reenacts … Continue reading

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Grateful…

For February 26, 1985. For beauty in simplicity and small town America roots. For parents who love not just who I was but who I was created to be. Who willingly let me go become this person with encouragement, care, … Continue reading

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Too wise to err, too kind to injure, too tender to crush…

“That I would flee to no other refuge, wash in no other fountain, build on no other foundation, receive from no other fullness, rest in no other relief…Let me not be at my own disposal, but rejoice that I am … Continue reading

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Shortcomings…

“Shortcomings” from Valley of Vision p. 85 O Living God, I bless thee that I see the worst of my heart as well as the best of it… My sin is to look on my faults and be discouraged,  or … Continue reading

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Sanctified Affliction…

…I thank thee that many of my prayers have been refused– I have asked amiss and do not have… I have longed for Egypt and been given wilderness.   Go on with thy patient work, answering ‘no’ to my wrongful … Continue reading

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Christ cannot be the way if I am the end…

Truth in Jesus, Valley of Vision p. 168 LIFE-GIVING GOD, Quicken me to call upon thy name, for my mind is ignorant, my thoughts vagrant, my affections earthly, my heart unbelieving, and only thy Spirit can help my infirmities. I … Continue reading

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Oh for grace to trust Him more…

’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, And to take Him at His Word; Just to rest upon His promise, And to know, “Thus says the Lord.” Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him. How I’ve proved Him o’er and o’er … Continue reading

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