Sometimes, prayer is the divine experience of basking in Love, like sunshine. Other times, prayer is the divine labor of chasing fear like rats out of the kitchen. When we begin to cultivate a prayer life, we often quit because we think we’re doing something wrong when we discover how hard it is. We know […]
When you shame a woman into silence, there she finds God and a voice that parts seas. You’re better off just letting her speak in the first place.
Loneliness is just God’s way of keeping you all to Himself. He’s like a child, who doesn’t want to share His favorites. Who else can you turn to when darkness closes in and no one’s in sight? It’s all part of His master plan … He wants to be the only shiny thing you can imagine. He wants you […]
Into still and inky waters – under pitch black skies, I row. There is a light beyond this darkness – I can feel it in my soul. It’s a mystery that calls me – with every prayer, I row. Deeper and further away from the shore- I lose sight of everything I’ve known, and still I row. […]
I love sneaking away from the crowd to find a quiet place, where I can gaze at the moon or lose myself in a love letter, delivered by ripples of light on the tide. I love the gentle connection between water and land, as each wave of Deep Blue Divine finds a way to splash uniquely onto earth. I will never […]
I’m here to tell you the good news: There is a gemstone treasure waiting to nourish your soul in the quiet depths of contemplation. If you could begin to fathom the wealth of graces waiting for you under the surface of life, you wouldn’t hesitate to dive right into the crystal clear pool of silence. I encourage you to […]
When we spend time in silence contemplating God’s unconditional love for us, He pours His Spirit into us. It’s a beautiful thing. James 1:17 says “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” Contemplative prayer gives our Heavenly Father an opportunity to pour His miraculous […]
Before you enter into silence, I think you should know how shook up you probably are from living in this world. The moment you get still, you’ll notice debris of doubt and fear floating inside you. You may panic and want to run back into your busy life, but I pray you have the courage to […]