I don't want the world to define God for me. I want the Holy Spirit to reveal God to me — A.W. Tozer. This is my first post and an official 'Welcome' to New Life blog. I hope you find God on these pages. And I know without an iota of a doubt that He… Continue reading An unequivocal ‘hello’
First of all, I would like to thank Sister Beverly of becomingtheoilandwine for tagging me in the Most Important Guest Tag. Beyond that, she helped boost my confidence as a new blogger by 'following' my blog. Her regular interactions on the posts are helpful. Thank you Sis! Visit her blog becomingtheoilandwine. It's truly inspired. “Behold,… Continue reading The Most Important Guest Tag
Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him! Psalms 34:8 (NKJV) Tasting is a gesture that is required to ascertain the quality of something. God is good all the time and all the time God is good (Amen)- herein lies the subject of our tasting. But… Continue reading Tastebuds and Heaven
Ever so often, when things are going smoothly in our lives, it’s really easy to trust God and His Word. We’re confident that God is who He says He is. But hold on now. Let’s flip the switch for a second. What about when we’re going through difficult challenges in our lives that leave us… Continue reading Deep Waters
And the Lord called Samuel again the third time. And he arose and went to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou didst call me. And Eli perceived that the Lord had called the child. - 1Sam 3:8 (KJV) “Could this be God?” is a sincere question that spans all culture, places and people.… Continue reading God, is that You?
"Out of the eater came something to eat, And out of the strong came something sweet.” What a paradox! Just the first line puts your mental faculties to work. The second isn’t any less tasking. Samson staked everything on this particular riddle. Why? His was an experiential one. I dare say it hadn’t happened before,… Continue reading Road Map to the Honey Mine
It seems that God is far away. Wickedness is on the rise. How can a loving God let so much evil happen? And of course, the precedented question: why do bad things happen to good people? Does God not see the pain? Does He not care at all? I remember a time when the disciples… Continue reading A spice of hope
There's just something absolutely beautiful about children, isn't there? You've just had a little argument with a child. Now you're both put off. You retire to your corners to sulk over it. The next instant that little one is next to you, bobbing their head up and down and grinning from ear to ear. ‘What's… Continue reading Child-like mannerisms are in bloom
In order to maintain buoyancy on a body of water, you would have to completely trust that the displacement of water caused by your body is no where close to the total volume of the water. In basic terms, you have to trust the water to support your body mass. The more you try to… Continue reading Does your faith float?
As I prayed this morning, I was struck by an overwhelming realization- the kind that leaves you speechless with tears flowing freely down your cheeks. I realized two things. First, That far too many times we engross ourselves in the issues of this life so much so that we forget to thank God for the… Continue reading Formula for Gratitude?