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As They Leave the Nest

“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Hebrews 4:16, ESV) It is at this time of year … when flowers bloom, yards green up, kids who have been kids for a long time … have grown […]

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Warnings from God’s Handiwork

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork.  Day unto day utters speech, and night unto night reveals knowledge.”          (Psalm 19:1-2) The Psalmist who knew the Lord God so well confirms that our God has revealed Himself through His creation and through His inspired word.  It is up to man […]

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She Gave What Was Needed …

“Strength and honor are her clothing; she shall rejoice in time to come.” (Proverbs 31:25) While driving down a less-traveled road recently I noticed one of the road signs down on the shoulder all crumbled, mangled and very much neglected and serving no use to those traveling that road. This scene reminded about life and […]

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Easy Times These Are Not …

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.”  (Matthew 6:33) Watching a river suddenly rising to its full capacity, with a current that is not the norm, one gets a very uneasy feeling of will it slow down or continue to raise more.  One […]

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You Remember The Story Don’t You?

“And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory […]

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Don’t Trust A Stranger …

“Thus says the Lord:  ‘Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, […]

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How Wide Is The Gap …

“For we all stumble in many ways …” (James 3:2) “Will the person who has never made a mistake in their life please stand up?”  The obvious fact is we all make mistakes and they come more often than we would like to admit or own up to. Nobody likes making mistakes!  Because of the […]

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Easier Said Than Done …

“You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle.  Are they not in your book?” (Psalm 56:8) As my children were growing up, there would be times when something would happen at school or in the home that would require the shedding of tears.  I always wanted to help wipe away […]

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Reminded More Than Instructed

“It shall be, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the rainbow shall be seen in the cloud; and I will remember My covenant which is between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh; the waters shall never again become a flood to destroy all flesh.  The rainbow shall be […]

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Life is Like a Bowl of Ice Cream …

“This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24) Unashamedly I can proclaim that I like ice cream … especially Blue Bell ice cream.  One of my daughters says that ice cream is the solution to soothe a bad day and settle all issues!  Smart daughter! […]

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