Category Archives: Healing

Eddying Out – A “Secret Garden” in Aburi

“My days are swifter than a runner….They skim past like boats of papyrus…”(Job 9:25).  Yesterday was our sixth day in Ghana, west Africa.  It was a whirlpool of activity and adventure…so much so that I am taking a day to … Continue reading

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Merchants on the Mighty Waters

Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters. They saw the works of the Lord , his wonderful deeds in the deep. For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high … Continue reading

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Restoration

This process of restoration can be hard and sometimes feels like our skin is being torn from our bodies. Sometimes that is what is needed for us to become the new creations God sees in us. Continue reading

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Where is their God?

O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple, they have reduced Jerusalem to rubble. They have left the dead bodies of your servants as food for the birds of the sky, the flesh of … Continue reading

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Abundant Showers

May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him. May you blow them away like smoke— as wax melts before the fire, may the wicked perish before God. But may the righteous be glad and … Continue reading

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The Watches of the Night

You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water. I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your … Continue reading

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Wailing into Dancing

I will exalt you, Lord , for you lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me. Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me. You, Lord , brought … Continue reading

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God’s Voice over Mighty Waters

Ascribe to the Lord , you heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness. The voice of the Lord is over … Continue reading

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Unfailing Love

Lord , do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. Have mercy on me, Lord , for I am faint; heal me, Lord , for my bones are in agony. My soul is in deep … Continue reading

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Furrows Wet with Tears

And now those young men mock me in song; I have become a byword among them.   They detest me and keep their distance; they do not hesitate to spit in my face.   Now that God has unstrung my bow and … Continue reading

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