Posts tagged encouragement
Letting Go Into Free Fall

Every year, I notice the way the leaves fall from the trees. Falling, falling, falling – with a gentle grace. I watch them as they glisten in the auburn sun. They appear almost buoyant, carried by the wind. The way they seem to surrender to the earth – without care – it reminds me of a grace I wish my heart held more of the time.

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Cultivating the Secret Place

I think the best place to start when talking about the secret place is Jesus while He was on the earth. If Jesus had his own secret place, shouldn’t we? “Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him.” ― Luke 22:39 What I love about this verse is that Luke mentions that going to the Mount of Olives was Jesus’ usual thing to do. So often throughout the gospels it is mentioned that Jesus would leave to go pray, and we should follow that example. Which is why Jesus also gave us instruction on how to pray, giving us promises through seeking Him. Through seeking God in the secret place, we find deliverance and rest.

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