Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Saturday, December 10: The Offering of the Natural

i can only begin to offer spiritual commitments to the Lord when i have made up mind about my natural commitments.  the choice is simple:  either deny myself or deny Him because talking about Christ is meaningless if i don’t … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9: The Opposition of the Natural

repulsed by the obvious evilness of  sin,  i find that it is no longer a matter of  avoiding sin per se,  “but of giving up my right to myself, my natural independence, and self-will.  this is where the battle has … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 7: Repentance

when i came back from a two-year hiatus in melbourne,  one of the first privileges i had was a chance encounter with the mother of my ex-husband at a birthday dinner for my eldest son who also happened to be … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 6: My Rainbow in the Cloud

“why doesn’t God do everything that we ask?  because that is not the basis of the God-and-man relationship.  man must go beyond the physical body and feelings in his covenant with God, just as God goes beyond Himself in reaching … Continue reading

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Monday, December 5: The Temple of the Holy Spirit

“my body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, including all my thoughts and desires.”  —  My Utmost For His Highest if truly the Spirit of God dwells in us,  then why do we struggle?   because the desires of the Spirit … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 5: The Law of Opposition

“how much do you want it?   how far are you willing to sacrifice for it? are you ready to go the distance, setting aside emotions, to see it to its fulfillment?”  these were the probing questions  my entrepreneurial  son asked me last night. … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 4: Not by Might nor by Power

finally.  i am fine to be on my own.  in fact, i would rather be on my own.  i never imagined i would reach this sort of maturity but i guess i undoubtedly have.    it has become evidently tiresome, counteractive, and pointless to solicit love, trust, and faithfulness in what … Continue reading

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