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Insight Poems of the spirit

My Spirit is a Gazelle

I was speaking to the Lord about obstacles in the relationship between us. It is easier to feel dissatisfied and frustrated than to know how the Lord sees the goal of my cleansing and healing. So I asked, “What do you want my spirit to be like?”  What I was shown was nimbleness, moving confidently […]

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Money Blessing

Money is not just a physical thing; it is also a spiritual power. Let me speak a blessing to your spirit to cleanse you of heaviness caused by focus on your financial situation. God wants to align you with the many things He wants to do in your life. He has prepared good works He […]

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Podcast #3: Boring Yourself to Death?

I felt sad meeting a pleasant, helpful young man recently, who called our city full of art and music “boring.” Where are his dreams, his plans and aspirations? Are they frustrated and dead? Is it the city that’s boring, or is he boring? And you, are you bored? Could you be dead boring? Let me […]

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Podcast #2: Have You Been “Uglified”?

In The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (coming to the movie screens as well) C. S. Lewis describes the visit to a land of invisible people. They had come to the conclusion that the Ruler of the land had “uglified” them, so they decided they were better off being invisible. Has this happened to you? […]

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Deep Speaks to Deep

We humans have so many deep things in common Stars and sunsets capture the eye, intrigue the mind and uplift the heart. We humans have much in common on our way from conception, birth to age and death. Deep within our human spirits yearn for the eternal, the substantial, the satisfying. Some how we can […]

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Podcast #1: Relief from Grief

When we have lost something we grieve. Many people I meet reveal an underlying sadness over their relationships. If the truth were known, we would see them grieving over lost parents by divorce, over lost hope by addiction, over lost dreams by disease or crime or poverty. Grief is powerful but not popular. We want […]

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Bible Meditations Insight

Psalm 23: A complete package for your spirit

Yesterday at a friend’s funeral the pastor read Psalm 23 and my spirit jumped to attention. Suddenly I realized all seven expressions of my spirit were nurtured and encouraged by some expression in David’s experience. So today I read through the psalm and asked my spirit what appealed to each of the seven portions. Many […]

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Spirit, not Syrup

Our God is a Personality. The God of the Bible, Jehovah, Yahweh, Adonai, has personality, likes and dislikes, plans and power, feelings and serenity. He sings (Zeph 3:17), He laughs (Ps 2:4), He likes surprises (Matt 24:36), He gets mad (Deut 6:15), and so on. What kind of face do you imagine when you think […]

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Vision of My War

Dave has shared some dreams from his journal. This one was especially instructive about our individual and collective spiritual conflict. Christ Jesus is the victor and He lets us share the struggle so we can share the victory. Be encouraged! Vision of War: A Dream I am standing in one of the front lines of […]

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A Mother’s Greatness

This thrilling vision of the spiritual power of mothers came through a homeschoolers’ email network. Sharon’s and my spirits rose up in joy as we read this woman’s mighty statement of who she is and of the greatness of every woman. I made copies to share with A Woman’s Resource Center here in Louisville, hoping […]