Led By The Spirit

David’s Surrender

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Led By The Spirit, Spiritual Journey | 6 comments

David’s Surrender

Here is a transcript of what I shared in our Lexington Women’s Aglow meeting in 1980, just after we returned home from burying our son. It is good to be home with you. But I want you to know that our God is a God of victory. Our God reigns today! Even though we walk through the valley of the shadow of death we need to fear no evil. I can tell you this today because I have lived it. Our God does reign. He’s mighty, Hallelujah! He’s a God filled with love for us. That’s what I have in my heart I would like to share with you this morning: the love of God. St. Paul prayed for the church that we...

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Can You Tell Me If There is a God?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Led By The Spirit | 0 comments

Can You Tell Me If There is a God?

I’ve been asked this question many times, in many places—hospitals, trains, cafes, homes, clinics, kitchens ——by people like Marie, a twenty-year old alcoholic, who captured my heart in a clinic in Bavaria. Emotionally scarred from severe early abuse and deprivation, Marie never let anyone hold her. Until one day…when she sat in my arms while I’m on the floor talking about my God experiences with a group of woman who wanted to hear why I knew there was a God. When I finish, Marie looks up at me with wide eyes and says, “I felt something come from you to me when you were...

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Appointment in the Black Forest

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Led By The Spirit | 0 comments

Appointment in the Black Forest

It was a warm August afternoon as we strolled the streets of Bad Herrenalb. My friend and I (both of us nurses) were doing a two-week internship in a clinic nestled in the Black Forest of Germany and had taken the afternoon off. Walking into town, we intended to shop, have coffee, and enjoy this charming tourist village made famous by its hot springs. Suddenly, however, something changed. Deep within, I felt an inner urging, a stirring in my spirit, that we must return to the clinic at once. This made no sense, but I’d learned to respect these “inner promptings” of the Holy...

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