Category Archives: Musings and ponderings

The Yo-Yo effect

By: Carole L. Haines  Do you ever feel forgotten by God, confused about what has or is happening in your life? I’m there right now. Tears are running down my face because I was triggered this morning by that confusion. I won’t go into details, … Continue reading

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Why am I afraid to go deeper?

By: Carole L. Haines  We have to get rid of the idea that we understand ourselves. That is always the last bit of pride to go. The only One who understands us is God. (My Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers, January 11)  We … Continue reading

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Perfect Love casts fear out (2)

By: Carole L. Haines For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave … Continue reading

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Perfect love casts fear out.

By: Carole L. Haines From my distress I called upon the Lord; The Lord answered me and set me in a large place. The Lord is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me? (Psalm 118:5-6)  My life experience has taught me that God doesn’t always … Continue reading

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Core of Fear

by: Carole L. Haines (Photo by: B. N. Haines) “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful … Continue reading

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From Fear to Love

By: Carole L. Haines  I was in the midst of a terrific Bible Study taking me deeper with God, when the Lord sidetracked me into a place He wanted me to explore with Him even more deeply. The Bible Study is Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, by Peter Scazzero. This is an … Continue reading

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God Alone

by: Carole L. Haines Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him  He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress,   I shall not be greatly shaken.  My salvation and my honor depend on God;  He is … Continue reading

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God is in the Mist

By: Carole L. Haines  God gave me a picture of a bridge, a first-person view. I stared at it wondering what to do. The Bridge stretched out before me and it was impossible to see where it led because it was shrouded in mist. But I knew I … Continue reading

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Ruler of all Nature

by: Carole L. Haines Fairest Lord Jesus, ruler of all nature O thou of God and man the Son Thee will I cherish, Thee will I honor Thou, my soul’s glory, joy, and crown  Richard Storrs Willis  I woke up with this song … Continue reading

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Christmas in every room

By: Carole L. Haines  I brought home my tree from the old place where it stood  I won’t be there to work each day, anymore  Dusted it off and removed the old things  Replaced them with Nativities to recall His Grace  Star at the top to remind me He came  … Continue reading

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