I didn't want to beinterruptedfrom Godbut as I looked upI sawit was His faceinterrupting me.May I never beso on the callthat I miss the call.God isin the time between.He's in the long walk homeand the waiting before.He's in the cancellationand the defeat.When the day is exhaustedand the frustrated hum of hoursis settled into quiet,He is … Continue reading God is in the Interruptions
I always thought that Elijah,when he seeks Godon the mountainand finds him notin the powerful windor the earthquakeor the firebut in the gentle whisper,that he was teaching us to be stillto hear Him.And that is true,but I realize now it is more,it is about who He is.He's not what we expect.He's not weilding lightning boltsand … Continue reading Gentle
Ever since I was littleI've had this recurring dreamof being in a tidal wave.I would see this great wavetowering in the distance,thousands of feet high.And I knew my timewas running out,so I would flee,try to hide,try to fight it,but I would always becomeoverwhelmed,and sometimes I would even diein my dream.But this time it was different.This … Continue reading Holy Mountain
The saddest thingis not that God is hard to findbut that we,having found him easily,are not prepared to pay the price. So much we hold on to,we consume ourselves with,we don't know what it is to let go,to enter the gentle streamsof his instruction,to fall back into his depths.The things I've chosenover life in God,what … Continue reading The Saddest Thing
Faithis a funny thing.I still doubtthat he is even there.No matter how many signsit is never enough.Jesus saidthat an adulterous generationasks for a sign.Faith isn't going to workthat way.Faith is the hopein things not yet seen.It's trusting in the invisible.It isn't about gathering enough evidenceor experienceto prove he is there.God will hide himselfthat we might … Continue reading Faith is a funny thing..