I’ve been thinking that I should check how many followers I have, not to puff myself up, but to thank you all for taking time out of your busy schedule to read what I’ve written, or even just part of what I’ve written. Well, I started feeling really tired a little over a week ago… Read More 100 Followers
Sometimes winter can seem like it lasts too long. For me, first signs of Spring are so exciting! I welcome them with joy, even though I know winter is still not over. Then along comes the weather forecast for a few hours of rain. You go to church Sunday morning wearing regular shoes and look outside… Read More Spring photos
I was thinking about some very difficult trials that I went through about 25 years ago. A short time after my first husband left, suddenly, with maybe a couple of days notice, I was praying fervently using some verses from the Psalms. My prayer from the depths of my heart went something like this: Lord,… Read More A Different Miracle
I’ve started the new year doing a Bible reading plan by Lisa Appelo, #100dayswithChrist. The following are thoughts that came out of the first couple of days of reading. Who is that out in the hot, dry, rocky wilderness alone? Is that Jesus? He looks like he’s all alone. But He’s not really. He has… Read More Lessons from the Wilderness
Movie watchers will know what I’m talking about as will readers of good fiction. You know how you’ll be watching a movie or reading a book, and three different, seemingly unrelated plots are going on at the same time, and the storyteller keeps switching back and forth from one to the other? Then suddenly, all… Read More Expert Storyteller at Work
I remember playing this game when I was a child. Did you ever play it? One person was “it”. She got to give the commands: “Red Light!” And everyone had to stop. “Green Light!” And everyone got to go again. The first person that reached the person who was “it” got to be “it”, and… Read More Red Light! Green Light!
I had no idea that there were so many ways to break the tenth commandment. “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.” Exodus 20:17 But after observing the… Read More Tenth Commandment – Overcoming Discontent
Mom, when will I lose my first tooth? Mom, everybody else has already lost their first tooth; why haven’t I? Are we there yet??? How many more days till my birthday party? I’m going to camp this summer; I can’t wait!! We have been in “wait training” since we were very young. It’s a difficult… Read More Wait training