Streams in the Desert Tag Archive

My Chariot Awaits…

Then the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he (the servant) looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. II Kings 6:17 Your chariot, m’lady. I can just see the dashing gentleman in tux and tails, hand gestured toward an open, gilded chariot, ushering me inside, onward to […]

Wrestling for Crowns.

We will wrestle our crowns from the giants we conquer. Streams in the Desert. My life hasn’t been characterized by a lot of wrestling or crowning achievements. Yes, I worked hard to complete my college degree, searched for that first job, and muscled through nearly three years to earn a master’s degree. I’ve worked at […]

Searching for Pearls.

The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it. Matthew 13:45-46 Who doesn’t want to be chosen? Makes me think of the familiar elementary school chant, ‘Red rover, red rover, let…Mary come over!’ Y’all […]

More Than You Can Now Bear.

I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear. John 16:12 (NIV) Life is like an indoor roller coaster ride. In the dark with limited visibility, I can’t see the nature of the track and know little about the speed, the depth of plunges or angle of twists until I’m […]

Seeking Rain.

The fruitful life seeks rain as well as sunshine. Streams in the Desert. Taking inventory of my prayer life, it occurred to me…my petitions tend toward what I want to see happen or to change, a petulant heart cry for that which pains or concerns me to come to a halt.  Make no mistake. Scripture […]