“Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:23 NASB The only time I ever heard this explained was in relation to dating. But there are so many more applications! Does the heart only feel love romantically? Do we not have other types of love, such as… Read More Wisdom from Proverbs #2
“The problem that seems so big in relation to our smallness, seems so small in relation to His bigness!” Loved by the King of kings “Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:10… Read More How Big is our biggest problem?
“For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” 1 Cor. 13:12 Have you ever seen a baby trying to touch and kiss that baby in the mirror or the… Read More Reflections of the Real Thing
A new school year has started, and children and young people and teachers are settling in to their new routines. We took our son to his college and moved him into the dorms a couple of weeks ago. Now to pay the bill. In addition to the college bill, I had to have a root… Read More Where to focus?
Hello! Welcome to number 63 in the series of Worship with me! Feel free to pray this prayer with me: Heavenly Father, I can’t even comprehend what heavenly means, except to know that You are the highest, tallest, strongest, wisest, best, and only perfect father in the world! You are above all of the other… Read More Worship with me #63
Welcome to Worship with me! This past weekend I went to my high school reunion and saw people from my childhood that I haven’t seen in years! It made my heart happy! So today I want to give God some praise for that! Would you join me and add on your own praises in the… Read More Worship with me #62
Hi! Welcome to Scripture Prayers, #7 in this series! Do you ever have those times when you just don’t know what to pray? Scriptures are full of prayers and promises from God that He wants us to believe and claim! I’ll include the Scripture first, and then I’ll do the prayer second. Also, I’ll use… Read More Scripture Prayers #7
As our family was driving through the beautiful mountains of Tennessee a couple of years ago, we happened upon this sign. It struck me as funny that somebody would embrace their grumpiness so much that they would make a sign introducing themselves as such, so I quickly took a picture of it! In the region… Read More Grumpy or Grace?
Thank you, Lord, that You are such a Good God! Thank You that You love us so much, even though we mess up so often and fall back into the same ole mud holes of sin. You are so good to pick us up again when we cry out to You and to wash us… Read More Worship with me #61
Lord, You are our Solid Foundation! All others will fail us in some way. Indeed, LORD, You are the only One who is always perfect all the time, always faithful, always true, always caring about us, and always present with us! Thank You, Lord! Please help us to remember this all the time. Please remind… Read More Scripture Prayers #6 – None Can Compare
“When a man’s ways are pleasing to the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.” Proverbs 16:7 NASB I’ve read this verse any number of times, and each time I’m comforted by the thought that the LORD rewards with peace those who walk in His ways. This morning as I… Read More Wisdom from Proverbs #1
I love this poem! I read it first in French. Then in the last few years I’ve seen it floating around in English as author “unknown”. For the record, it was published in French in 1920, almost 100 years ago by Raoul Follereau, “Le Livre d’amour” (1920). French author 1903-1977 ** So, instead of republishing… Read More A Smile Costs Nothing
Good morning, Lord! Today I want to thank You for another safe trip, for sunshine with comfortable temperatures, and for letting us know about the detour around the segment of the highway that was super-delayed due to an accident. I pray for those who were in the accident that you will bring them healing and… Read More Worship with me #60
For millennia a bountiful harvest has caused great rejoicing in countless communities across the globe! Seeds planted in good soil have come to fruition, and another year of plenty to eat is at hand! How much greater will be our rejoicing when we see the amazing, bountiful harvest of righteousness and praise that God is… Read More Garden of Righteousness and praise