Praising God is a spiritual discipline we ought to develop and grow. Giving thanks in the morning as we take time to ponder and meditate his will for our life. Coming to him at days end and thanking him for the day and the challenges we faced.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is acceptable to him. ~ Proverbs 15:8, ESV ~ Wisdom begins with the fear of God (see, Proverbs 9:10). To understand this, we ought to concern ourselves with whom God truly is. It begins with our immersion into reading Holy Writ. … Continue reading Authentic Worship in the Christian Life
Growing up in the Mormon Faith, I've come to appreciate the reverence of hymns. The mindfulness and thoughtfulness of people coming together and singing. I also remember my father turning the television on Sunday mornings and listening to the Music and Spoken Word. To-this day, children within the LDS community are taught to be reverent. … Continue reading Where has all of God’s Worshipers Gone?
This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. ~ Psalms 118:24, ESV ~ Everyday we engage in recovery, let it be a day of celebration. This is what the 118th Psalm reminds us of. As we surrender our life and will over to a Sovereign God, we are given … Continue reading This is His day and I will rejoice
The Lord bless you and keep you. the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. ~ Numbers 6:24-25, ESV ~ We came into recovery, not realizing how demanding it is on our need to change. Because of this, we are left feeling … Continue reading When we acknowledge our blessings
Then the world dimmed and a chorus of wildlife roared into activity. Crickets, frogs, cicadas–all the singing creatures of the night snapped awake and sang. They cut through the darkness with their music. Moments later, the moon slipped right out of the sun’s path once again and normal resumed. Back to normal light and normal … Continue reading The Darkest Time is the Perfect Time to Sing — Heather C. King – Room to Breathe