The Super Natural Life – prayers for strength, words of wisdom, daily bible reading

The Super Natural Life – prayers for strength, words of wisdom, daily bible reading

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Roadwork Ahead: Making a Way for God

posted by mherringshaw1

Click here to listen to our conversation, “Making a Way for God.” As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, […]

Go To The Dump, Old Maid

posted by Jill

Last weekend we spent a few days at our neighbor’s cabin in Wisconsin. We fished, played games, and watched a couple old movies like “Back To the Future” with Michael J. Fox. As I was cooking in the rustic kitchen […]

Friendship with God: Psalm 143:10-12

posted by Jill

David is God’s friend. God is David’s friend. This intimate Psalm written three thousand of years ago outlines for us what we can expect from God in this relationship. Prayer is based on the certain facts we know about God. […]

A Prayer of Thomas a’ Kempis

posted by Jill

The great Dutch mystic Thomas a’ Kempis was the author of the Christian devotional classic Imitation of the Christ. In this prayer credited to Thomas we see the beauty of grace. “Forgiving as we have been forgiven.” If we can […]

A Prayer of Augustine: “You are My Health”

posted by Jill

St. Augustine didn’t trust his physical body. Prior to his conversion to Christianity Augustine had lived to please and indulge his own appetites. For the rest of his life on earth he considered his “flesh” as the enemy of his […]

Things That Go Bump in the Night

posted by mherringshaw1

Fears in the night are often just plain foolish – phantoms that amount to nothing but in the darkness of the moment appear larger than life. Recently I awoke in the night and found myself groaning in fear over how […]

New Year Resolution Check Up… Uh Oh!

posted by mherringshaw1

One month ago about 100 million of us made some form of formal New Year resolution. It’s time for a check-up. How are we doing? Any healthier? Are finances in order? Learned anything new? Any improved relationships? One month in […]

“Change for the Better: It CAN Happen”

posted by mherringshaw1

Tax preparation time… ugh! But “for the joy set before him, Jesus endured the cross…” Joy? I need to borrow this Biblical principle apply it to my taxing tax work? I know.  It’s ludicrous to compare taxes to crucifixion. Both […]

Previous Posts

Good Morning, Jesus
I rise this morning, tired and weary, to another day of battle. Before I face it, I sleepily enter into the folds of Your garment. You stand with arms open to me. I shuffle forward and feel Your warmth surround me. In this secret, sweet place there is no fear there is no want th

posted 6:20:28pm Nov. 19, 2013 | read full post »

How do I fight and win my battles?
Two particular stories in Scripture came to mind this morning as I was contemplating this question. One is from 2 Kings 18 and 19. King Sennacherib of Assyria was threatening King Hezekiah and the city of Jerusalem. His menacing words contained lies and misinformation mingled with bits of truth.

posted 2:42:25am Sep. 25, 2013 | read full post »

A Posthumous Lesson from Dad
A few weeks ago I found some goblets at my favorite antique store, “The Crooked Willow” just outside the little town where we work, Osakis, Minnesota. One of them was undoubtedly my Dad’s glasscutting work. I knew this would happen one day; and I often looked at antique stores to find crystal

posted 6:25:20pm Sep. 20, 2013 | read full post »

Rest and the Rest will Follow
Click here to listen in on our conversation "Rest and the rest will follow!" 

posted 12:49:52pm Mar. 23, 2013 | read full post »

Jesus Flunks PR 101
Click here to listen in on our conversation "Jesus Flunks PR 101." He's anything but politically correct!

posted 12:48:30pm Mar. 22, 2013 | read full post »


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