Book Review: Walking on Water by Jennifer A. Miskov, Ph.D.

The title intrigued me first – Walking on Water – in reference to Peter’s bold request to walk out on the stormy sea to meet Jesus in the darkness. The subtitle also caught my attention – experiencing a life of miracles, courageous faith, and union with God – because this is where I’m walking in my real life. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t need a miracle or courageous faith or union with God. Certainly, I need all of the above.

Jennifer A. Miskov did not disappoint as she boldly and honestly shares her journey with Jesus into deeper water and stormy seas resulting in a more intimate trusting and productive walk of faith.

In addition to the power of scripture combined with Jennifer’s real-life testimony, she offers activation exercises at the end of each chapter. These life applications of scripture caused me to pause and ask Holy Spirit for deeper application of God’s word in my life. My journey through Jennifer’s book has been interactive and life-changing. I can’t wait to pass this book to a friend and recommend it to many others. Most likely, Walking on Water will be a Christmas present or birthday gift for family and friends in the near future. … More Book Review: Walking on Water by Jennifer A. Miskov, Ph.D.

FMF: Silence is golden

Welcome to this week’s Five Minute Friday writing opportunity!  I’m thrilled with Kate’s word selection this week because I’ve actually been pondering much on {silence} this whole week.  So much have I been challenged by this idea of seeking silence that I committed to obtain 15 minutes of this precious commodity each day for 21 days. … More FMF: Silence is golden

Day 22: Is not your yoke easy and your burden {light}?

This scripture is sure to raise an eyebrow and cause our modern day skin to crawl and a shudder to run down our spines as we are justified in rejecting the idea of women being purchased as a bride.  I’m in full agreement.  Not at all should we think it’s ok in any way shape or form for another human being to be purchased by another. … More Day 22: Is not your yoke easy and your burden {light}?

Day 20: How can we {discover} streams in the desert?

  Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God!  How unsearchable His judgments and untraceable His ways!  Romans 11:33 hcsb {Discover} What does it mean to discover? To search out. To seek to find.  I think of Christopher Columbus.  With Thanksgiving coming soon, I think of the Pilgrims.  A people … More Day 20: How can we {discover} streams in the desert?

Day 19: How {brave} are you, dear sojourner, seeking a better life in a foreign land.

As I interact with precious sojourners learning their way in southern America, I am reminded of my childhood in South Miami.  My friends, from 2nd grade on, were most often 2nd generation Cuban.  Their parents and grandparents, aunts and uncles fled from Cuba to find freedom in America.  I enjoy rich childhood memories of visiting in their homes, listening to their fluid Spanish with dramatic tones and gestures and I delighted in their delicious native foods. … More Day 19: How {brave} are you, dear sojourner, seeking a better life in a foreign land.