Tag Archives: God

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAD!

Psalm 103:13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him” My dad would be 101 today, but he went to heaven instead at the age of 61.  This giant of … Continue reading

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LITTLE BOYS

Yesterday I talked about little girls, so it’s only fair to give equal time to little boys. When I was pregnant with our second child, I didn’t know it would be a son. I had some apprehension about having a … Continue reading

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ALONE TIME WITH GOD

Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does is come in simpler ways, like doing and … Continue reading

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PERFECT LOVE

His love is like none we have ever experienced here on earth. His love is beauty beyond our wildest dreams. His love is precious, merciful, compassionate. His love is given freely without question. His love doesn’t look at our past mistakes. He … Continue reading

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FROM WHERE COMETH WISDOM

Mark Twain once said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the … Continue reading

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TURN AROUND

When I feel alone and troubled, By the cares of this world,  by anxious moments and depression, I turn to You. When I think I can no longer endure, The jabs and punches of this life, the blows of daily … Continue reading

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PERFECT DESIGN

My husband has been blessed with such a beautiful artistic mind. It doesn’t only show up in his paintings and sculptures, but also in the way he thinks. He always seems to be creating, even when he’s asleep. An artist’s … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON THE OTHER SIDE?

Your hand created all that is, it’s right before our eyes, You breathed the breath of life in us, the earth, the sea and skies, Every tiny cell and atom, lay in your strong control, You crafted each and every … Continue reading

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SHAKE IT OFF AND STEP UP

I’ve always loved stories with a moral – parables like Jesus told and those of philosophical folks who have experienced life to the max. The story of the farmer’s donkey may be familiar to most of you, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

DEAR, HOLY, GOD: The first week of the new year has come and gone and with it, the tears from last year have spilled over the edge and into this one. You are completely aware of all the sadness that … Continue reading

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YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE

When life gets tough we sometimes feel we have to run away. We look at things much differently with every passing day. It seems too complicated to stay and go the course. We give in to selfish thinking, we give … Continue reading

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WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES . . .

Well it’s almost over – 2020 that is. We’re almost elated at the thought of saying goodbye to this year. It was like none other than most of us have experienced in our lifetime – filled with anxiety, fear, depression, … Continue reading

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ONLY GOD CAN

Who are we to think we can do what God does, He created everything, Forming, Shaping, Molding, Crafting, Designing, Each intricate pattern in that creation, Because of His love for us, Who do we think we are, Are we able … Continue reading

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THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU

What would the world be without you? God had your life planned out before you ever came into existence. His plans are perfect and He wants His purpose to be accomplished. If you never were , You never would have … Continue reading

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GIVE GOD THE GLORY

When we have successes in life, it’s easy to pat ourselves on the back even though the good that has been done really had nothing to do with us.  Our work here on earth is as much of a gift … Continue reading

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GOD PROVIDES

Fields of gold rolled into a vast expanse of provision, God abundantly cares for every living thing, He sustains those who call upon His name, He cares for those who don’t, He controls our coming and our going, He is … Continue reading

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NOW THANK WE ALL OUR GOD

The image today shows the first Thanksgiving and the guests preparing to dig into a great feast from the bounty of their first year in the new world. The current trend is to think of these first pilgrims as invaders, … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING THOUGHT

November 24 I am thankful for chaos, because out of it comes order – when in the hands of the Creator of the universe. Trust in the Lord always and lean not on your own understanding.

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WHAT HAVE WE GOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR

There are days when we don’t feel very thankful. Instead of being grateful for 8 months of time to take a serious look at our lives – to contemplate new and ingenious ways to do things – to be alive … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE WE GOT TO BE THANKFUL ABOUT?

In the next few days, many are planning to go ahead with family gatherings for Thanksgiving in spite of mandates set by our governor. In what might be considered an act of defiance, it’s still a time to be thankful, … Continue reading

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