How can you trust God to reveal a greater plan when the wrong words flow from the doctor’s mouth, and you are staggering under the weight of today? Proverbs 3:5 says not to lean on our own understanding, but how? Miraculous Healings flips a common Bible verse to provide clarity when there is none.
An adventure in clicker training my cat led to a spiritual analysis which I feared I would fail. If my cat’s whiskers could help me discern her interest and intensity, what would my Spiritual Whiskers discern about my attitude toward my Lord? Feline code of ethics permits selective obedience. God expects better for us. This was a game changer.
My prayer was simple: I wanted the pain of loss, not any sense of relief. I was desperate to exchange years of unforgiveable pain inflicted by my alcoholic mother for a deep, unquenchable void at her passing. In To Know Her Is To Love Her, God ‘mis-applies’ a familiar verse to an all too familiar problem. This challenged me to do the impossible. In return, God provided an impossible blessing. Who in on your I-will-do-anything-for anybody-except list?
How do you teach a severely abused dog that the leash was her ally, not a source of pain and punishment? Could transforming my dog’s association with the leash transform my relationship with God? We both had much to learn. Abiding Leash takes you on a journey of my dog and her master that forever changed both of our lives.
I never knew what my day would bring, but I knew what would greet me when I walked through the door. Without fail, our German Shepherd rescued dog would be there, with his green football. It mattered not if I was gone for hours or just changed a load of laundry, a green football and wagging tail would be there for me. Why didn't I have the same devotion to my Lord and God? What is my routine greeting for the One who has given me everything?