Julie Ann Brown (Antrim, Northern Ireland)
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During the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet. - Deuteronomy 29:5 (NIV)
Eight years ago when I faced the decision of whether to leave a good job in order to care for my children full time, God spoke to me through today’s quoted verse. God cared for the people of Israel in a very practical way — their sandals did not wear...
"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE