Eat and be Satisfied

Psalms 22:26 “The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied.”  Stress.  Chemotherapy.  Fear.  Chronic Illness.  Affliction is a terrifying word. I have friends who are  experiencing all of these afflictions right now. Joblessness or fear of losing their jobs create sleeplessness and lack of appetite.  Stress of illness and injury causes them to struggle to physically Continue reading Eat and be Satisfied

Potters Inn at Aspen Ridge – Valley, Erosion, Re-entry

Darkness, flooding, green, tall weeds are  in the valley.  I do not remember if I got to the Valley swiftly or slowly.  I was just there.  Hiding.  Crawling out.  Alone. Missing the sunshine of the hill and dreading the weary walk back up the trail.  It will be hard.  It will be painful.  I will Continue reading Potters Inn at Aspen Ridge – Valley, Erosion, Re-entry

Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge: The Cleft of the Rock, Confession, Adoration

I can’t breathe well because of the climb at 9,000 feet.  Tension has also caused  shallow breathing.  If you start your day, everyday with God, you will feel Him.  Promise.  Show me your safe harbor?  But where were you when my childhood story was being written?  When my sins bled into my life, where were Continue reading Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge: The Cleft of the Rock, Confession, Adoration

Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge Prayer Walk : Preparation, Contemplation, Ascent

A silent retreat.  A necessary escape from our crazy world.  Stillness. No human voices.  Birds and flowers beckon me to the next bench.  Not a hike to achieve a goal, but a prayer walk.  Peace as the salve for grief. Wind in the Aspens that are still green.  Listen.  What do you want?  Do you Continue reading Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge Prayer Walk : Preparation, Contemplation, Ascent

Activity? – Answers? – In His Time

Employment.  Unemployment. So much in those two words.  So many people have gone through this experience especially in the last two years.   I think back twenty years ago – more like thirty years ago.  An older woman in her mid 50s had to come back to work as a Medical Technologist in Galveston.  She had Continue reading Activity? – Answers? – In His Time