Proverbs 10 min. Challenge (Proverbs 18)

When God closes a door He usually opens a window. Isn’t that what the Reverend Mother used to say? Sometimes when I read Proverbs the action > consequence nature of the words can sound negative and judgy. Like a whole line of doors closing in your face. I might ‘feel it’ more if I choose,…

God Has A Story to Tell; Morning and Evening…

Today I am posting a prayer that I wrote for morning and evening. Someone once said in a talk that I heard that they literally took life one day at a time, by placing a one page per day desk calendar on their bedstand. They would wake up and ‘face the day’ and pray that…

Wonderful

Today I have been reminded again of the wonderfulness of God. How worthy he is of all our praise. How amazing it is just to give him all the glory. No matter what we face. No matter what we need. Everything falls into it’s rightful place when we approach the throne of God with thanks…

Proverbs 10 min.Challenge (Chapter 5)

As I read chapter 5, all I could think about were my friends going through painful divorces; the grief, the loss, the poverty, the broken hearts, the broken families, the not knowing, the insecurity. I thought, I wonder if any of them ever read this chapter? It’s all there in Proverbs Chapter 5. I also…

Psalm 107:1

Be encouraged to love with God’s love today. Do it in faith. You might like to be encouraged by the post Faith Expressed Through Love today. Be blessed, Lots of love, L. © Lauren Macdonald. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission, from this blog’s author, is strictly prohibited. Excerpts…

Virgins and Weddings

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book about God and sex. It’s from a Chapter called Virgins and Weddings about God’s blueprint for sex. I hope you are encouraged to get God into your sex life and perhaps, if you want to know more, to read the rest of the book. The book…

Dare

Photo by Vladimir Kudinov from Pexels Today I thought I’d share a poem, I wrote called Dare. Sometimes we need to take a risk to step into the power and promises of God. I thought I’d dare you! Dare Like a deep root tree in the forest of your love Lord, establish me. Plant me…

“All I’m Asking, is For a Normal Amount of Perspective Here!”

Photo by mali maeder from Pexels Notting Hill; holds the title of “Most-Watched,” out of my all-time favourite movies. The film came out in 1999, the year of my searching. After a swathe of breakups and trauma and sadness and giving up on love, and friendships in my own life, we connected, me and the…

Proverbs 3:3-4

Photo by Designecologist from Pexels The same week my Dad died, I had been asked to speak for a small women’s gathering at our church. I was part of a team of four speakers. We were each given two verses out of Proverbs 3, and 8 minutes to speak. My verses were: Proverbs 3:3-4. The…