God Sings For Joy Because Of You. Yes, You!

September 9, 2020Diane Harpster, Certified Spiritual Director God sings for joy because of you Honestly, it was only a few years ago that I first heard this Scripture verse read in a worship service-really heard it: “The Lord your God is with you.  He is mighty enough to save you. He will take great delightContinue reading “God Sings For Joy Because Of You. Yes, You!”

How Do You Deal With This Forced “Retreat”?

September 2, 2020 As I sit down to share my thoughts with you, my house is very noisy. I simultaneously feel lonely. Our home is fairly small and fairly busy right now. My husband, working from home, is on a conference call on a speaker phone back in the office. The baby monitor occasionally squawksContinue reading “How Do You Deal With This Forced “Retreat”?”

Use Your Eyes To “See” God

August 26, 2020Once a month, we will share a way of praying you might find helpful as you deepen your relationship with our Lord. Our first prayer practice is called Visio Divina. “Divine Seeing.” You might want to skim the article now if you’re short on time, but please come back to it when youContinue reading “Use Your Eyes To “See” God”

Is God Guiding You On a “Straight” Path or a “Directed” Path?

August 19, 2020 What does your path look like? “Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and lean not on your own understanding; acknowledge him in all of your ways and he will direct your path.” –Proverbs 3:5-6 This past week I had the opportunity to share with others how God has beenContinue reading “Is God Guiding You On a “Straight” Path or a “Directed” Path?”

Even in the Pandemic, We Can Choose Joy

August 12, 2020 What a rollercoaster ride this is. I don’t know about you, but I have found this pandemic to be a rollercoaster ride. There have been days that I feel a sense of new normal, and things run smoothly. The kids get their schooling done with few issues, and I am able toContinue reading “Even in the Pandemic, We Can Choose Joy”