This blog is a window into my journey in alignment with what God wants me to be and do. Though I’m the one writing this blog, it is easily the story of every Christ follower. We’re all embroiled in a battle of some sort. There is always what God wants and what I, in my … Continue reading Consistency And Integrity: What God And Me Want
I Am Jonah, this blog is also, in some way, a journal of how I’m learning to follow Jesus again. Part of it is about chronicling the tension between what God wants of, in and through me. Lately, it seems God is putting me through prayer rehab. Reclaiming an appreciation of prayer and its significance. … Continue reading Answers | Prayer Rehab
I borrowed the tittle of this post from Mark Batterson's book, "In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day". What I will share with you in this post is about something that struck a great chord in me. Particularly also due to my earlier post, More, Deeper Than A Craft. I get this … Continue reading More Than A Combination Of Twenty Six Letters
It scares me how careful I can be in "crafting" 'my prayer' to God. I mean, prayer is a critical part of the lifeline of any Christ follower. It is something I must not only do, but do well. Sometimes I get caught up wanting my prayer to be "perfect". I want to make sure … Continue reading More, Deeper Than A Craft – Prayer
This scripture just struck me like a lightening bolt. Fear filled my heart as I read it. It is the light of the Word that's bringing to light that when I fear people, their opinions and even their threats more than God, in that instant I serve man. Do I sometimes serve fear more than … Continue reading Who Am I Serving?
. It's not that I don't love God I do. It's just that sometimes I pursue the hunger of other things at the expense of pursuing Him. I'm ashamed that sometimes I "feed" other hungers and not the one for God. I'm desperate to want to want God so badly. For deep draughts of God … Continue reading Deep Draughts Of God
God, help me see the handicaps I can't see... Those things stopping me from seeing you clearly, hindering your call and purpose for my life, for others through me. Help me get off the high horse of seeing fault in others with complete disregard of my own. The truth is sometimes I think and see … Continue reading Unseen To Me
God help me find courage to accept your call on my life... Amen.
I was quick to judge. Discussed with others about how disgusting her performance was. In my head I used disgusting. In my heart I judged. Disdain. How could she? Incredulous. What's wrong with this girl? She should know better... How could she? As if I was any better. I'm not on an a platform as … Continue reading On Miley: My First Response And How I Should’ve Responded
It is impossible to keep our moral practices sound and our inward attitudes right while our idea of God is erroneous or inadequate. If we would bring back spiritual power to our lives, we must begin to think of God more nearly as He is ~ A. W. Tozer God, that I might see You … Continue reading On Moral Practices And God