Submission to the Spirit

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Prayer faithfully punctuated
by submission to the Spirit
opens the floodgates to grace
which carries us relentlessly onward
to the depths of the cleansing,
healing waters of Divine Love.

© 2015 Dennis Ference
Photo: © 2015 Lily Brock

Let Love Lead You

Good stuff worth a read by anyone engaged in the “peaks and valleys” of life.

Bill Tonnis Ministries


Exodus 14:12

“Did we not tell you this in Egypt, when we said, ‘Leave us alone. Let us serve the Egyptians’? Far better for us to be the slaves of the Egyptians than to die in the desert.”

How many times in our lives does it seem that just when things go well…something happens to pull the proverbial rug out from under us? Many times it’s then when we rail against God for supposedly leaving us. The Israelites were jubilant in following Moses out of Egypt after hundreds of years of captivity until Pharaoh changed his mind about releasing them and sent hundreds of Egyptian soldiers after them in the desert. So the Israelites turned on Moses and on God in despair. There are peaks and valleys in our lives. Hard times can come due to the free will choices we make or others make…or just by chance. The story of salvation history shows us…

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Window of Freedom


Totally grounded
in the present moment,
I am not plagued with
anger or regret for the past,
anxiety for the future.
How difficult to remember,
I lament, that this window
    of freedom
exists in my own house.

© 2015 Dennis Ference