Category: What is a Direct Connect?

In Christ?

This post is from T. Austin-Sparks commenting on Revelation 3:22 as follows: The man or woman who has no inner ear, no inner silence, no inner place for hearing the Lord is never going to be of much use in the service of the Lord, and mark you, it must be the Lord, and we Read More …

Just Trust?

A passenger? Yes, that’s me: powerless — utterly powerless — to drive the car! The paradox, however, is hilarious — it taps me into Power…  the Highest Octane available that will not only fuel this vehicle but also drive it wherever it needs to go. Twelve-Step recovery is teaching me to let GOD do the Read More …

Tethered?

Today in Acts 2:32, I was reminded what a gift it is to be able to see that “this Jesus, God has raised up.” I am a witness because He imparted to me His Spirit and the spiritual senses needed to see things that are otherwise invisible. Now I live tethered to Him like one of Read More …

Pivot Point?

Having done all we can do, my husband and I are now completely serene. The Lord said to us said this morning, in Exodus 33:14, “My Presence will go with you, wherever you are, wherever you go.” And so we are assured that we are like Abram, willing to go there, wherever the Lord leads. Read More …

Seeking Silence?

This photograph (posted on Twitter by @ramblingsloa) pretty much captures the gift of Quiet Time each morning. I have been learning that First Things First means seeking a place where I can hear the sound of silence — and then, protecting that place. For me, steadfast vigilance has been required to establish my Prayer Chair, Read More …

Life in the Light?

I was struck this morning by John 1:12 in which Jesus talks about “sons of light” who are not abiding in darkness. It seems there are people who are “in the Light” and others who are not. Apparently, some have “seen the Light” and, according to Jesus,  have accepted the Light and welcomed it, received Read More …

OF or FROM?

The impartation of God’s Holy Spirit gives me indwelling Peace — not the peace produced by politics or policies or plenty of potatoes. but the Peace of the Lord living in me as I abide in Him. The gift from God OF God has given me everything I will ever need. It is beyond description Read More …