El Shaddai–Almighty Nurturer

We talked last week about Almighty God, a translation of the Hebrew phrase El Shaddai. In addition to unlimited power, this phrase implies strength and friendship. What really struck me as I studied this name some more, is that some scholars believe that Shaddai comes from the Hebrew root word Shad, which means “breast.” That… Read More

God of the Impossible

I believe in the God of the impossible–there is nothing He can’t do. Easy words to say, but they have a profound effect on how I go about living this life with all its ups and downs. The question I am asking myself today is: Does how I live reflect that belief? Bridgewood Church 6201… Read More

Be the sheep–give up control!

I have not engaged in witchcraft, but I have tried to manipulate God through my prayers. For many years I tried a variety of prayer formats to get what I wanted–what I had decided I had a right to and God should give to me. I bargained, I promised,  I followed formulas … I wanted… Read More