November 2009

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Oswald Chambers, in My Utmost for His Highest, for November 14 Beware of being obsessed with consistency to your own convictions instead of being devoted to God….There was never a more inconsistent being on this earth than our Lord, but He was never inconsistent with His Father. The important consistency in a saint is not

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I guess that the topic of Listening is really not bringing me a lot to talk about. 🙂 I’m still not great at it. It takes a lot more work than I expected. Active listening, especially. But it’s a worthwhile endeavor, so I continue. One of the things I will be practicing this week is

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I am restarting my participation in the Gratitude Community. It seems a fitting parallel with my November’s focus on Listening — taking note of things I hear and ways I am blessed. And so I begin… The sound of my guys in the house…one counting over the monitor, the other yawning in his study. Contentment.

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And my God shall supply every need of yours according to His riches in glory… – Phil 4:19 …Cherish need because it is part of our relationship to God and His Universe. God has planned to meet our every need, has created the need within us, so God can supply…. – The Language of Letting