Category Archives: Protection

REST – Part 1

BACKGROUND In this season of honoring military veterans, and of Thanksgiving, it is the right time to present a stunning example of the personal strength generated by reliance on God through Christ Jesus. It concerns the courage and persistence of … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Comfort, Faith, Fear, Jesus, Life, Peace, Protection, Psalm 23

PERFECT CREATION – PERFECT PSALM

There is a short simple Psalm–the twenty-third, written by an ancient Palestine shepherd in shepherd’s pictorial language, which through the centuries has impressed almost all types of minds as a picture of life that belongs in the list of perfect … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Faith, God, Guidance, Life, Perfection, Protection, Psalm 23, Rest, Trust, Wisdom

INNER CHAMBER

When you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matthew 6:6 Revised Standard Version of the Bible Prayer is … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Asking, Forgiveness, God, Lord's Prayer, Meditation, Peace, Prayer, Protection, Receiving, Silence

QUIET BLISS

At any time, in any hour of extremity [difficulty], we can call to our aid some living power above us, who, by the law of sympathy, shall impart his thoughts to illuminate our intellect, his love to warm our hearts, … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Christ, Comfort, Faith, God, Guidance, Hope, Jesus, Love, Prayer, Protection, Receiving, Spirit

AFFIRMATION – RECEIVING

We are frequently encouraged to “give,” but can only give what we have received. In simple terms, affirmation and gratitude are the receiving modes in spiritual life. When we give, what joy we feel when the gift is happily, enthusiastically … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Comfort, Death, God, Guidance, Hope, Mercy, Protection, Receiving, Rest, Soul, Trust