Monthly Archives: June 2013

God Knows

The first truth God taught me when I faced my own limitations comes straight from Isaiah 40: 28. Isaiah described reality when he wrote: “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator … Continue reading

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We Don’t, But God Does

As I wrote in my last few posts, we learn in sabbath that the only thing we actually control is our dysfunctional responses to God, to people, and to circumstances. It’s a very painful lesson. But God doesn’t invite us … Continue reading

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My Response Is All I Control

When we take a  break (a Sabbath) we realize, in the final analysis, that there’s only one thing God has given us any influence over. In the end, all we actually control is our response to life. That’s it! You … Continue reading

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I Surrender

In Sabbath we find ourselves facing our need to surrender more fully to God and to reality. Here’s how I described the depth of this surrender  in my prayer journal during my own wonderful and yet painful Sabbath journey: Father … Continue reading

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I Don’t

Somehow, a long way back, I made this discovery that I’ve repeated to myself, and others, many times over. I discovered that when we come to the end of ourselves, we come to the beginning of God.  That reality preaches … Continue reading

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