Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Sometimes I Forget ( a prayer of forgiveness, willingness and faith)

Can you be what you really want to be? That person in your minds eye That is happy Successful In need of nothing And at piece with life If only I could contribute in a meaningful way To really be … Continue reading

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“Work is about Service not about Self”

My first grade class at Bullock Elementary School was an unlikely but effective introduction to work, service, and self. I was unsure of what to expect or what was expected. There were things I did not know. As my first … Continue reading

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And We Are Changed Encounters With A Transforming God

In Priscilla Shirers book (one of my absolute favorites) “And We Are Changed Encounters with a Transforming God” ( Moody Publishers 2003) she asks the reader to remember when God performs a “Lazarus miracle in our lives ( page 48-50 … Continue reading

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Instructions to my Son

In Honor of my Dad George H. Carter 1931-1996 Son, Life, is hard With struggles & pain From those first steps Until the end of the race Always do your best And give it your all Even when it is … Continue reading

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Under Gods Protective Wings

I have been traveling almost non stop for the last four years. It’s typically 21-28 days away and then home for seven. An answered prayer in regards to career, yet a challenge to have time to enjoy the blessings that … Continue reading

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God Loves You and Knows of Your Need

A conversation An acknowledgement Of a hurt long ago Yesterday or a lifetime I wish it wasn’t so Bumps and bruises That fall or stumble Experienced and shared Regardless of what was has now almost crumbled Old wounds Broken dreams … Continue reading

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A Prayer for a Calm Spirit and Mind

I wanted much But wasn’t clear On what or why I just knew That finding it would satisfy my fear The search began I am not sure when It just seemed to be from now till then that next thing … Continue reading

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A Prayer of Encouragement for Patience and a Quiet Spirit

I  sat for a moment A need A tired and weary Self I dreamed of things to come I appreciated those that have My heart has a sense of what s coming Yet anxious for it to begin But sometimes … Continue reading

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A Symbol of My Rebellion and Self Will

Several years ago during a very difficult time in my life I had an interesting dream. One that even today moves my spirit and touches my heart. I was on a motorcycle (a Harley so it seemed) riding with a … Continue reading

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Be Lead by The Spirit Not Pushed by The Flesh

I continue to have a sense that writing and speaking are a part of my future, and yet I have no proof other than what my spirit prompts in me. Sounds mystical, silly or just not sound thinking yet my … Continue reading

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