• “There’s a big difference between a life that’s a performance, and a life that’s an offering. One holds us captive. The other sets us free.” – Susie Larson

Lilias Trotter

The Life of Surrender by Lilias Trotter

In Mary of Bethany, with her broken box of ointment, we see shadowed forth the life of surrender. . .The… Continue reading

Quote From the Diary of Lilias Trotter

“I am seeing more and more that we begin to learn what it is to walk by faith when we… Continue reading

The Lesson of the Mother’s Lap by Lilias Trotter

Can you not remember my sister, as if it were yesterday, the hour when your first born child lay in your… Continue reading

The Lesson of the Looking Glass by Lilias Trotter

Wherever there are women there are looking-glasses, from the Sherifa with her great mirror framed in carving and gilding,… Continue reading

Vibrations by I. Lilias Trotter

A bang and a crash, and a cloud of dust that when it cleared showed a picture of ruin. One… Continue reading

Trained To Rule By Lilias Trotter

(This article was originally written as a tract. To download a zip file of this tract click here.)

A… Continue reading

The Dandelion by Lilias Trotter

 

Measure thy life by loss and not by gain,
Not by the wine drunk, but by the wine poured… Continue reading

Lilias Trotter and the Language Nobody Knows by John Piper

As I write this, my wife Noël is in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she went to speak to a women’s conference.… Continue reading

Focused: A Story and a Song by Lilias Trotter

It was in a little wood in early morning. The sun was climbing behind a steep cliff in the east,… Continue reading

Death to Lawful Things is the Way Out into a Life of Surrender by Lilias Trotter

Look at this buttercup as it begins to learn its new lesson. The little hands of the calyx clasp tightly… Continue reading
  • “Our enemy is more aware than we are of the spiritual possibilities that depend upon obedience.” – Amy Carmichael

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Verse of the Day

[The Eternal Word] In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. — John 1:1-2, 14 (NKJV)

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