Tag Archives: Meditation

The Holiday of the Mind

The Holiday of the Mind

  And [Jesus] said to them, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” For there were many coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat. — Mark 6:31 *** When was the last time you walked outside as the sun was setting and just meditated on

Praying God’s Promises

Lord, You have given us over 5,000 promises in Your Word for us to use and be blessed by them. In Psalm 19:14 you say, Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. May Your Word fill my spirit

Meditation Gives Hope When the Outlook Is Bleak

Meditation gives hope in even our bleakest moments. Several years ago, while writing The Lord Is My Shepherd, I interviewed Maurice Pink, British World War II veteran who shared his experiences as a nineteen-year-old sailor when torpedoes struck his ship on December 10, 1941. Maurice, three decks down, felt water crawling up his legs. He

The Secrets to Being a Happy Christian: Blessings and Meditation

It’s easy for Christians to be sucked down into the vortex of moaning and groaning about the direction of our culture and society. I’ve been to prayer meetings that are just a litany of complaints…. Of course, there is much to lament, but as Christians, we should usually hear the note of celebration above the

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