Surrendering the Why

After bringing my prayer minister up to speed on where I was, we stopped to hear if Holy Spirit had something He wanted to show me. He quickly showed me that behind the unanswered questions in my heart was a sense of entitlement that I needed to know why I had been betrayed…

Just Say Yes

Listen to this article, read by the author, Jessie Mejias.   I love to read the Old Testament. I think that the characters, that is, people who actually lived, are […]

When Praise Comes First

Listen to this article, read by the author, Jessie Mejias. In June of 2009, we were getting ready to go to London to visit our son. We had planned the […]

Blind Spots

Listen to this article, read by the author, Jessie Mejias. Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any […]

Love conquers the fear of rejection

Last year I took a five-month sabbatical. During that time, I committed to receiving prayer ministry and spiritual direction. In my first meeting with my spiritual director, he gave me […]

She Is Not Alone

I was fortunate enough to have been raised by both parents, who both lived long lives. My father passed at the age of 83 but my mom lived to be […]

The Divine Exchange

For many years now, I have approached Lent with a flexible attitude. Instead of giving up something, I have often felt it right to add a discipline to my life…

God’s recipe

Look at this promise. God says if we delight in His ways, we’ll be like a solidly rooted tree, properly irrigated, and growing strong. On this day, as we’re serving […]

3 Mirrors: How can I approach God?

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall — who’s the fairest of them all?” In the classic Disney film Snow White, the Evil Queen continually gazes into her magic mirror to be […]

Healing 2.0: A word about God’s upgrades

We all know the first version of any new technology — an app, or an operating system — is subject to future upgrades. We aren’t surprised when the developer releases […]