Articles Tagged 'Alone' (Page 2)

Good News for Christmas

In the dark night of the soul or caught in the foggy haze of confusion, is there good news for me?

Rick Brown writes a beautiful story on the background of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and a reminder that Jesus came for all of us misfits so we could know we fit in.

What If?

How do we handle our deepest grief?

Teresa Bell Kindred writes about the 24th anniversary of her mother's death and how it is still real to her and then she gives some good pointers on grief.

Darkness

Am I alone in my darkest hours?

Phil Ware reminds us that darkness is the place where God can meet us, redeem us, deliver us, and save us from death and disaster.

A Few Minutes Alone

When is time waiting, not wasted?

Rubel Shelly talks about an airport delay that ended up in a blessed day alone with God focusing and praying on the things and people that matter most and being present with God in the quietness of the moment.

Willing!

If you are willing and able, Jesus can make you clean?

Patrick Odum reminds us that Jesus majors is making the unclean clean and taking the outcast and bringing them back home into community.

Check Your Assumptions

Why trust in a God we cannot see and seems to never do us any miracles?

Ron Rose deals with a person who has had very difficult times and feels that prayer is not acted upon by God even if he hears them and that miracles are for times gone by.

Beloved!

We spend time with God and find out that we are loved!

Tammy Marcelain reminds us that we are able to realize that we are God's beloved when we take time to open ourselves to Him and be still and experience that God is with us and speaks to us in whispers.

Tell Them How Much!

So what do we do now that we've left the table?

Phil Ware begins his series on God's Riches for Us at the Table of the Lord and reminds us that we are called to share with those close to us what the Lord has done for us.

Time for a Wilderness Calling

Can you handle this truth?

Ron Rose talks about wilderness periods in our lives and God's holy calling for us to live among people and serve them.

Beauty in Black and White

Can you see the beauty here?

Pat Mingarelli shares more of his great photography, this time focusing on black and white images and reminding us that sometimes God meets us in the most stark of places.

Promises Kept!

How do you know you can trust the promises of Jesus?

Phil Ware talks about the promises of Jesus and how we know we can trust them: because he kept the hard and painful promises to die for us.

What Difference Can One Make?

Can one person really make a difference

Phil Ware looks at Ruth and Naomi and the difference one faithful person can make in everything!

Sharing Her Grandpa

Now this is what it means to care like family!

Rubel Shelly tells a story about a granddaughter named Avery who shared her grandpa with a little boy alone on grandparents' day at her school.

Far from Home

Do you ever feel out of place?

Do you ever feel out of place? Like you just don't belong? Maybe when you're visiting with a group of acquaintances, and you just can't seem to relate to them.

Why Have You Forsaken Me?

Will he be there when I most need him?

Phil Ware continues his series on the 7 sayings of Jesus on the cross, this one focuses on Jesus' cry of feeling that he had been forsaken by God.

Where Do I Go from Here?

Where can you go when there's no place left to go?

Tom Norvell reminds us that we have a person to go to, when we have no place to go, and his name is Jesus, our Lord.

Flying Solo

Last Christmas my wife and I were given

Last Christmas my wife and I were given a kite. It’s one of those really large ones that requires two handles and gives you a pretty good work out.

I Did It for You!

Why would he go searching at such great risk?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of a hard story from last year about James Kim who risked everything to get help for his family, and he reminds us that Jesus did the same thing for us in leaving heaven.

Of Natural Causes

How long would you have to be gone before someone noticed?

Larry died and no one missed him and was not discovered until 18 months after his death.

How's Your 'Ratitude'?

Can you give thanks?

Cary reminds singles that they can give thanks in almost any situation.

The Cool of the Day

Have you been refreshed in the presence of the Lord lately?

Our love for the cool of the day after the hot day of work is a reminder of our need to be close to God and his desire to have us close.

Eyes Open?

Are you keeping your eyes shut to life?

So often we die long before our bodies do because we live our lives with our eyes shut.