A prophetic word which came through the Life In the Spirit Seminar (LISS) Team for us at Northlawn United Methodist Church is Power. The in-filling presence of the Holy Spirit gives each of us the same power that raised Jesus Christ from the dead (Ephesians 1:18-20). This power enables us to hear God’s … More Power
Embracing Confusion in 2016
One can be healed. Yet, this does not mean that the person is whole and fully alive. God creates us spirit, body, mind. I am not an accomplished Greek scholar. The one year of Greek in seminary gave me enough knowledge to be dangerous – in a good way (Thank you George Kalantzis for … More Being Healed!
I want healing to be linear – progressing from one stage to another in a single series of steps – each better than the one before! I want to feel better today and better tomorrow and better the day after that. Healing is not working that way for me. I don’t think it works that way … More Letting Go
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. (1 John 3:14) Once again, the loving prayers of the people of Northlawn UM Church are overwhelming, in a positive way. Paula took me out for a ride after she returned from worship on Sunday. We returned home to discover … More Life Giving!
I’m home in the early stages of the healing process after 2 back surgeries. I am overflowing with Thankfulness for those praying for me, especially those of the Northlawn United Methodist Church. I am experiencing the result of those prayers in continued healing, an overwhelming peace and joy, and a tangible presence of God’s presence. … More No B-L-T
Praising God for the amazing healing I’m experiencing. I was released from the hospital later today and now am home with Paula. The palm cross(image above) that Pastor Jan gave me prior to surgery was a physical connection with the healing power of the resurrected Christ. I held it while sleeping, had it in bed … More Home Again, Home Again, Jiggety Jig
I’m listening to a Bethel Music song. The words (listed below) describe my experience of God’s presence as I wait for surgery. “YOU surrounded me with Songs of Deliverance! YOU drown my fears in perfect Love”
Life is often full of strange curves. Thankful for God’s presence in and wth me. Thankful for Northlawn congregation prayer windmills
It is with mixed feelings that I prepare(read wait) for my back surgery (lumbar laminectomy) on Thursday. On one hand I am having trouble waiting for the surgery as my leg and back pain continues to increase – “can I move the surgery to today?”. On the other hand I am well aware of … More Ready or Not – Getting the Healing Done!