A moment of stillness (60).

Sorrow can be a good thing. For with much wisdom is much sorrow; as knowledge increases, grief increases. Ecclesiastes 1:18 We shy away from sorrow and turn our faces from grief. The more we know, the more we suffer in this world but how can this be encouraging? Sometimes God chooses our lives for a…

A moment of stillness (59).

Virtue is what matters. Who can find a wife of noble character? She is far more precious than jewels. Proverbs 31:10 Character is not what is praised today. Shallow beauty is. The more appealing to the eye, the more a woman receives admiration. Most men appreciate external assets in women but what gives real beauty…

A moment of stillness (58).

The secret of favor. The Lord shows favor to those who fear him, to his godly lovers who wait for his tender embrace. Psalm 147:11 (TPT) God wants us to respect Him. To respect means to honor, to fear. He also wants us to wait for His tender embrace. I love this translation! I often…

A moment of stillness (57).

The incense of the soul. May my prayer be set before you as incense, the raising of my hands as the evening offering. Psalm 141:2 Most people don’t pray anymore. Some do but often wonder quietly if their prayers are acceptable to God. Did you know that our prayer can be as pleasant incense before…