When I first started gardening, I didn’t have a lot of money for buying plants. I also didn’t know a whole lot about gardening. So, one day, as I was planting flowers in the bed where I used to have lots of tulips, I spotted a whole patch of beautiful little plants. “Wow!” I thought.… Read More Weeds Gone Wild!
Today I saw a picture of the hands of a potter as he forms a clay vessel on the potter’s wheel. I’ve seen pictures like it before, but today I noticed, especially, the dirtiness of the potter’s hands. Of course, that makes sense that if you are working with clay, you will get your hands… Read More The Potter’s Hands
Jesus wants His children to effect change in our world for the better. Yesterday I asked you for ideas on how to do that. Today, I’d like to explore this a bit more. But first I’d like to clarify the difference between certain vocabulary of Scripture and the vocabulary that we commonly hear: In the common… Read More Change the World, Part 2
The other day we were in the car listening to the Voices of Lee singing their challenge. What if our only job in this life was to change this world for the better? Wait! Isn’t that a large part of what worshiping and serving God is about? Jesus told us to shine our light in… Read More Change the World, Part 1
What is your focus when you look at this photo? The murky-looking waters? The gray clouds? The darkness of the tree line? The fence? Or are your eyes drawn first and foremost to the light and the colors, which are produced because of the reflection of the light off the clouds? In life, also, we… Read More It’s a Choice to Rejoice!
Hello everyone! I’m itching to get back into blogging more! VBS is over, and the gardening is diminishing. I ripped out almost all the flowers in one flower bed and dumped mulch all over it to prevent weed invasion in the near future. I think I’ve pulled two whole yard waste bins full of weeds.… Read More Worship with me #57
My oldest daughter recently told me a cute story. Her daughter came home from Sunday School not too long ago and said, “Mom, today we learned that God knows everything. (Pause) I guess that means that I don’t know everything. But I know a LOT of things!” LOL It’s so cute coming from a 4-year-old.… Read More Who Knows Everything
It’s been a wonderful whirlwind of a couple of weeks. Family came to my house from out of town for my son’s graduation. It was so good to see them all again! I went on grandma dates with three of my grandsons. That was fun! Each one of them is such an individual, each one… Read More Life Update, continued