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A Prayer of Augustine: “Our Hearts are Restless”

posted by Jill

In his spiritual autobiography, Confessions Augustine tells the story of his wandering, painful quest to find true peace. He searched in philosophy and religion, in self indulgence and in self effacement. He found peace finally only when God found him. […]

Insomnia: Don’t Lose Sleep Over it v

posted by mherringshaw1

Can you guess how many sessions it took with my sleep psychologist before I began sleeping through the night after ten years of insomnia? One. And one follow-up visit which was spent with me holding back the urge to bow in […]

Insomnia: Don’t Lose Sleep Over it iv

posted by mherringshaw1

During a long, dreary season of chronic insomnia, I also developed TMJ. (I was getting good at this stuff.) So when I was sleeping (which was rare), I was clenching my teeth, contributing to pain which also hampered sleep. But […]

Insomnia: Don’t Lose Sleep Over it iii

posted by mherringshaw1

Stay awake – on purpose – tonight. You might get to see the aurora, the northern lights caused by the largest solar storm to hit our planet’s magnetic field in about 8 years. And, there might be other benefits as […]

Insomnia: Don’t Lose Sleep Over it ii

posted by mherringshaw1

Do you wish you could just upload yourself to “The Cloud” for a night of restful sleep? Oh, if it could be that easy! I (Jill) was tired for ten long years. All the time for all that time. I recall […]

Insomnia: Don’t Lose Sleep Over It

posted by mherringshaw1

If you are reading this in the middle of the night, dear insomniac friend, please shut it down, and read a book instead. Pick it back up in the morning for reasons I (Jill) will explain later. For those of you […]

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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