Articles Tagged 'Still'

The Silence of Saturday

The Silence of Saturday

God is at work even when nothing appears to be happening!

Max Lucado reminds us during this special week of a day that is so often neglected: Saturday, the Sabbath, when everything appears to be silent and that Satan has triumphed, yet lying still in the grave, Jesus' body belies the truth of God.

Never Be Afraid to Listen!

Never Be Afraid to Listen!

when we’re looking for a brave way to heal our relationships, our hearts & the internet!

Ann Voskamp reminds us that there is no harm in just listening, and there can be great healing and hope and transformation.

Calm in the Midst of Chaos

Calm in the Midst of Chaos

Do those old passsages really have something to say today?

Rubel Shelly reminds us about God's enfolding peace in the middle of life's worse storms and that this has been true for centuries.

Listen to the Rain

Listen to the Rain

When was the last time you purposely paused to listen to the rain?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares her love for the rain, being still, thinking about the reason and purpose we are here, and Amy Purdy.

Illness, My Teacher

Illness, My Teacher

Can anything good come from being sick?

Jackie Halstead reminds us of our need to slow down and let God lead us instead of thinking we can be in charge of our own lives.

Beloved!

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.

Reboot

Reboot

Take time to reboot and let God do the rest with you.

Patrick Odum reminds us of the importance to rest, to have a Sabbath, to reboot.

What the Dying Reveal to Us about the Trinity

What the Dying Reveal to Us about the Trinity

How can we see movement in stillness?

Scott Owings shares how his work in hospice chaplaincy has helped him appreciate the things that the dying can teach us, especially about the difficult concept of the Trinity.

Stop Signs

Stop Signs

How many of God's signs are your rolling through and not pausing to hear His voice?

Ann Voskamp uses a rolling California stop at a stop sign and has someone yell at her and it gets her thinking about all the stop signs she has been running.

Beauty in Silence

Beauty in Silence

What can be said without words?

Rubel Shelly remembers famed mime Marcel Marceau and how the silence is powerful and helps us hear, especially hear the voice of God.

Out of the Shadows?

Out of the Shadows?

How do we ever get through those darkest days in the valleys of life?

Ron Rose reminds us that God is our Shepherd and he will comfort us, even during those awful times in the valley of the shadow of death.

Unplug!

Unplug!

What's got you so distracted?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares with us her absent-minded follies because she is distracted from all of her hi-tech toys to which she is plugged in and she reminds us to get away and be with God.

The Clutter of Activity

The Clutter of Activity

Are all your activities getting in the way of your life?

Jane Vincenzi reminds us that our lives can get so cluttered with activity that we miss God and lose out on real life.

Who Can Be Still?

Who Can Be Still?

Do you have a place or a time when you can really be still?

Trying to find time to be still and wait for God feels awfully impossible in our busy world today, so why not cry out to God in the struggles and noise you face today?

Rest from Your Labor!

Rest from Your Labor!

Shouldn't you take a little rest at least once per week?

We work hard and that is good, but we also need to rest faithfully and easily and enjoy the rest God has called us to keep.

Take a God Break

Take a God Break

When's the last time you shut everything down and sought to be alone with God?

We all need to take a God-break a time when we get alone with God and be renewed and restored.

God's Still, Small Voice

God's Still, Small Voice

Can you hear God in the rush of your daily grind?

Not only must we be still and hear God, but he also longs to come to us in the busy rush of our daily lives.

The Gift of Stillness

The Gift of Stillness

Have you learned to be still?

We all need more silence and solitude than we are getting in our busy world so let's start with just 5 minutes each day.

Be Still!

Be Still!

Can you actually be still?

God is calling us to be still, but he sometimes has to do radical things to get us to listen!

Be Still

Be Still

When was the last time you paused to listen for God?

Be still, slow down, quit going at a break neck pace and know that God is God.

Maybe You Need to Unplug?

Maybe You Need to Unplug?

Will you turn it off for a few days?

Sometimes we have to take a break from all the information overload!

What a Week

What a Week

What's good about the AC going out in summer?

Sometimes God's greatest blessings are seen when things don't go exactly like we like them.

He Really Is In Control

He Really Is In Control

What can we learn from the storm of the decade?

A horrible storm in the United States Pacific Northwest helps slow things down enough for folks to remember some key truths from God.

Be Still and Give Thanks to God

Be Still and Give Thanks to God

Can we be still and give thanks in our times of chaos?

God cares for us and beckons us to the quiet stillness to know he is in control and give us a chance to give him our thanksgiving.