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Encouragement Cafe: Be Still and Listen

Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.”  And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice.

1 Kings 19:11-12 NKJV

Entrée:

Do you ever feel broken by the demands life puts on you?  Are you shaken by the stress of a strenuous schedule?  Do you stand watching your plans go up in smoke around you?

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Encouragement Cafe: The Fluttering of Wings

Café Menu for Friday, August 28, 2015

Today’s Special is: Taking a Spiritual Break

Carefully prepared just for you by your friend, Carolyn Dale Newell

Main Ingredient:

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!

Psalm 46:10 NKJV

Entrée:

I had worked hard all morning mulching our flower garden.  I sat down on the patio swing to rest, and I began to pray.  A beautiful sound caught my ear.

As my vision continues to dwindle away, my hearing becomes keener.  I am noticing the fluttering of the bird’s wings almost as much as I hear them sing praises to God.  I prayed.  I listened.  My heart was anxious, and the words “under His wings” came to mind.

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