Welcome to full-blown Lent! I hope you have found a Lenten Discipline that is enhancing your time this season. I am running on ‘grace time’ with my practices this year. Even so, when I use the time the way God has chosen for me, it is priceless!
Talking with Jesus
Have you ever had a conversation with Jesus? No, I don’t mean you prayed to Him, I mean you conversed with Him. It happened to me a couple of weeks ago! I was working on a particularly difficult craft project and I was getting edgy, to say the least. I said, “Lord, help me. I am anxious and frustrated.” He said, “Relax and breathe, I am here to help.” This went on for about a minute before I realized that Jesus was not actually speaking to me, but I was so tuned in to Him that I was the voice (yes, out loud!) for both speakers.
Later that day, I practiced being still. Psalm 46:10 tells us to “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” I took this to mean I should find a quiet spot with no distractions and pray and find out what God’s plan was for me. ... (click here to read the entire article)