Curiosity Journal: August 4, 2011


Each Wednesday (except this week, when I missed my deadline) I’m recording a Curiosity Journal, a recap of the past week. Tag words are: reading, playing, learning, reacting and writing. :::Some of you have mentioned that you’re keeping a Curiosity Journal, as well. Leave your link in the comments … [Read more...]

Clearly and Boldly

Oswald Chambers spoke to me today.Not audibly. That would be freaky.No, Mr. Chambers spoke via the words he was faithful to record many years ago, preserved in My Utmost for His Highest, though even phrasing it that way seems a bit much. Maybe we could just say that I was inspired.In any case, … [Read more...]

From the Rush to a Hush


Shhhh...People are quieting down all over the place.They're discovering how to be still ... or, at least, they're trying to.They're stopping. Pausing. Praying.People are enjoying silence.Ann Voskamp at Holy Experience is taking us by the hand this week and leading us to quiet places with her primer … [Read more...]

Choosing What is Best

Friday's entry in My Utmost for His Highest explained that when the Spirit fills us, we're transformed. By beholding God as in a mirror, we become a mirror for others. "Beware of anything that would spot or tarnish that mirror in you," Chamber writes. "It is almost always something good that will … [Read more...]

The Irreparable Past Meets the Irresistible Future


In today's devotional from My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers excerpted from Isaiah 52:12, which reads:But you will not leave in haste or go in flight;for the LORD will go before you,the God of Israel will be your rear guard.Chambers assures us that as we go forth into the coming year, "let … [Read more...]