Oh, That We Would Hear

  Preface from The Pursuit of God, A. W. Tozer (free book on Amazon Kindle) In this hour of all-but-universal darkness one cheering gleam appears: within the fold of conservative Christianity there are to be found increasing numbers of persons whose religious lives are marked by a growing hunger after God Himself. They are eager for spiritual…

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A CLOSER WALK: Weakness As My Strength

It has taken me a long time to learn what great power there is in weakness. For most of my life I was like the world I grew up in. I was not a fan of weakness or vulnerability.   Weakness and extreme shyness were not admired traits in my home. As I said before, I grew…

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A CLOSER WALK: The Valley of Tears

  The Valley of Baca is translated The Valley of Weeping and though I suppose it signifies a geographic place, I also think of this “valley of tears” as a soul-place. All of us will have those circumstances and events that will bring our soul’s into this sorrowful place. Loss is a part of life none…

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A CLOSER WALK: Ripples

  Like ripples on a pond your life affects the people around you. This was one of the hardest lessons for me to learn as I was growing up. There were times when I wanted to do what I wanted to do and I didn’t want to feel responsible to (or for) anyone else. I…

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A CLOSER WALK: Becoming Molly~O

  On Pinterest my handle is Molly~O. Molly is a nickname for Martha and  O = Overcomer. My mother used to tell me that her favorite picture of me was taken one day on the front lawn, me in diapers holding on to a little sapling tree announcing to the world, “I’s Marsa-Tanny!” I was…

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Is The Church Really Clueless?

I wonder how many there are? No I really wonder if you counted, “Would the numbers be staggering?” I’m talking about scattered “sheep.” Those who wanted to be a part of a vibrant and thriving Church, but for one sad reason or more took the back door, left the Church. Said a sad and brokenhearted, “Adios.”  I…

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In The Garden of Our Heart

  Prayer is simply choosing to walk and talk with God in the unseen quiet places of the heart—the way it was in the garden in the very beginning. I have always believed that God has every intention of making a garden of Eden out of our hearts, then walking with us there each day,…

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