Category Archives: Spiritual Drought

Relief Sometimes Arrives in the Dark

After the long days waiting, long past the verdant suppleness of promise that bloomed in spring, beyond the brown and dusty dryness of our summer, when each frond despaired of relief, it comes steady. In the dark before dawn, the … Continue reading

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This Morning is for Stretching

The air is damp, the crickets’ song steady, and the rooster is happy as usual while the grey veil of night lingers before day. It is in this quiet spot, I am leaning toward my Maker, seeking to affirm His … Continue reading

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Turning the Desert into Pools of Water and the Parched Ground into Springs

Good Morning, Everyone! I’m back here on The Journey, forcing my feet to return to the path leading to victory over spiritual distraction. How ironic. And perfect.  I have confessed the need to settle my mind, root my soul, and … Continue reading

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Reappearance of a Distracted Woman

It’s August, and I feel a prodding to get my voice going again. The voice that says: “Hey, I’ve just been journeying silently alongside you for months now. You’ve not been alone, remember? We’re in this together—you, me, the LORD, and … Continue reading

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February 1–Spiritual Droughts: The Blessings of Dry Times

A follow-up discussion to our Sunday lesson. (All are welcome here, even if you aren’t with us in class!) Something to Think About February 1 A drought in nature is a period of dry weather, especially a long one that … Continue reading

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Drought–The Blessings of Dry Times

Here is the third and final set lesson notes from September’s New England Ladies’ Retreat. Several have asked that I share my notes. It seemed easier to clean them up a bit and post them here. They are not in narrative … Continue reading

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