Tricia Duke
Rowboat or Sailboat?

Rowboat or Sailboat?

Rowboat or Sailboat? For thus says the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel:“In returning and rest you shall be saved;In quietness and trust shall be your strength.”But you would not. Isaiah 30:15 have been thinking a lot about God’s way of love and...

We Remember

We Remember

We Remember God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth should changeAnd though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea…God is in the midst of her, she will not be moved…Cease striving and know that...

One Person At A Time

One Person At A Time

One Person At A Time O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me. Surely I have composed and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child rests against his mother, My soul is like a weaned...

All We Need

Whatever your experience and response to this pandemic, remember who you are before God. You are loved. Remember to Whom you belong. You are His and nothing can separate you from His love. You have all you need. Close your eyes and rest in that.

Each To His Own Home

I believe that we are experiencing a pruning season in the church and in our nation, even in our world! What we have looked to other than God for life, significance, comfort and security is being cut away and trimmed back.

What are you thinking?

You see, God’s word teaches us that we can choose what we give mental real estate to. Those thoughts generate our emotions; those emotions fuel our behaviors; our behaviors determine the quality of our soul and even affect our bodily health

No More Goodbyes

There is a certain physical, almost visceral, longing in the heart of a grandparent when their kids live far away. I’m sure that you experience this longing when you miss your loved ones. Maybe you have had to say goodbye to a very significant person in your life whose death has left an empty place in your heart and at
your table and the grief has been a heavy weight this holiday season.

Privilege, Presence, Passion & Power

Archbishop of Constantinople wrote, “Prayer… is the root, the fountain, the mother of a thousand blessings… The potency of prayer has subdued the strength of fire, it has bridled the rage of lions… extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst the chains of death, expanded the gates of heaven, assuaged diseases… rescued cities from destruction… and arrested the progress of the thunderbolt.”