June 23, 2019, Lectionary

Elijah, great prophet of God, was tired, lonely, and nearing retirement. He got scared and ran and God said, "Watch me use this for the good of all." 1 Kings 19:1-15

Psalm 42 and 43 go together as the song to lift depression. Cures involve spending time with animals, mountains, deep waters, waves, and waterfalls, as well as spending time in God's truth and the place of God's worship.

Whoever takes Christ, gets all of the heritage and legacy of Abraham, and inherits all the promises to Abraham. Galatians 3:23-29

I'm told that in non-Western Christianity there is much more possibility of healings and deliverances than in Western Christianity. From what would you like to be healed or delivered? Luke 8:23-39

Thoughts about Listening

Sometimes what I need is silence, silence of my own mouth and mind, silence from my communication devices, and silence from the demands I make on myself. 1 Kings 19:1-15

Think about your internal conversations. Are they mostly pep talks to yourself or someone else, rehashes or prehashes of an event or conversation, planning or creativity sessions, or what? Psalm 42-43

We're all siblings. Galatians 3:23-29

When I have a new insight, an Aha! feeling, a lightbulb moment, I usually want to tell someone, maybe to tell it again and again. I appreciate my listeners. Luke 8:23-39