The nature of man, the poor, and our general depravity: Stacking Stones Part VI

I'm finally getting settled (more or less) in the northern life of MN. That is, I'm getting a routine somewhat established to make life feel less like chaos and more like we (our family) is heading in an intentional direction. Sure, already, there are many things that I'm excited about, but before I go there, I must finish stacking stones. I realize that I've only stack 9 of 12, and I haven't neglected the task, but I've been meditating on it pretty regularly. Stone number 10 of the [...]

By | 2014-08-26T03:19:00+00:00 September 29th, 2011|memories|0 Comments

Relentless Goodness: Stacking Stones Part IV

"O God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both satisfied me and made me thirsty for more. I am painfully conscious of my need for further grace. I am ashamed of my lack of desire. O God, the Triune God, I want to want Thee; I long to be filled with longing; I thirst to be made more thirsty still. Show me Thy glory, I pray Thee, so that I may know Thee indeed. Begin in mercy a new work of love within me. Say to [...]

By | 2014-08-18T22:34:45+00:00 August 20th, 2011|Abandonment, Jesus Christ, memories, Stacking Stones, trust|0 Comments

Josh 4: Stacking Stones

When all the nation had finished passing over the Jordan, the LORD said to Joshua, "Take twelve men from the people, from each tribe a man, and command them, saying, 'Take twelve stones from here out of the midst of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests’ feet stood firmly, and bring them over with you and lay them down in the place where you lodge tonight.'" Then Joshua called the twelve men from the people of Israel, whom he had appointed, a man from each [...]

By | 2014-08-18T22:34:45+00:00 July 25th, 2011|Abandonment, memories, Stacking Stones|0 Comments