Why Wait?

Why wait? Why be still? In the book Total Surrender, Mother Teresa writes: “Seek silence, in order to hear God and follow Him more closely, in this way: silence of our eyes, silence of our ears, silence of our tongues, silence of our minds, silence of our hearts. Quiet all...

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Brushing Breezes of His Presence

On occasion we receive journal entries, God sightings and other Spirit-inspired writings from First Loved friends. Here is a recent poem sent to us, written by Laura Gourgas. Let God’s “Brushing Breezes” blow over you today with His love… The Lord draws near, the mighty willow bows, the birds sing...

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A Modern Day Psalm

Lord, I’m feeling pulled down by darkness again. I don’t know why or what’s going on. Why does this happen? Are you still there? I have remained close to you; at least I think I have. Spending time with you each morning, trying to look for you throughout the day,...

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God’s ATM?

Matthew 17:24-27 (TNIV) After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma temple tax came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?” “Yes, he does,” he replied. When Peter came into the house, Jesus was the first to speak. “What do you...

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Casting Anxiety

The following is an excerpt from Mark’s journal. We hope it will bless you and give you an example of interacting with the Lord through this practice: 1 Peter 5:7 — “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” Thank you Father for that wonderful reminder from...

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