Acquicceptance

I have a lovely, creative friend who is a bit of a wordsmith. The way she plays with words astounds and amazes me, and always bring a smile to my face. We were discussing a situation last week and she emailed me her new, made up word: acquicceptance. At that moment it was like God … Continue reading Acquicceptance

All Hat No Cattle

This is a saying in the American West which describes a person who is all talk and no follow through. They are unable to back up their words with actions. Just because you are wearing a cowboy hat, it doesn't make you a cowboy. Or just because you are wearing a cowboy hat does not … Continue reading All Hat No Cattle

Cadence Meditation

I've done this on and off for 24 years. Lately it has become a deeper, richer practice, because now during my Bible reading, I hear/feel a particular verse that fits into a four beat cadence. Defined, cadence is the measure or beat of a rhythmical flow. Meditation is to muse over, contemplate, muse, intend, purpose. … Continue reading Cadence Meditation

God’s breath

By merely speaking, God's breath brought all things into being. Open your mouth right now and let out a breath. God did that and all things were created! From the cosmos to the microscopic. β€œHe performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.” (Job 5:9 [NIV]) β€œ Stop and consider God's wonders.” … Continue reading God’s breath

Tear stained eyes

I am overwhelmed and exhausted. It seems as if I have been waging war forever! No, not because it is tax season, silly, but spiritual warfare and other battles. When I get like this and the tears are flowing, I know God is there. I know because I know! Sometimes it takes me a bit … Continue reading Tear stained eyes