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Roses, Roads, Rainbows, Ribbons, and Rahab Rahab is a reminder God can use anyone to get His job done. In Jericho, she was used by the temple priest and men, lived on the wrong side of the main wall, and longed for a god that would not abuse her, her friends, and would rescue her. … Continue reading R

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Quilts, Quails, Questions, Quotes, and Quiet I love having those times when the house is quiet. The time to focus my thoughts and draw near to God. In the Ten Commandments, the Sabbath established so we have a day from the business that takes over of our lives during the week to have a day … Continue reading Q

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Peaches, Pumpkin, Parades, Pandas, and Proverbs When I was in middle school I went to a private school where the school verse was Proverbs 3:5-6. Proverbs cover everything from dealing with people to finances to health. But my favorite Proverb is chapter 31. I have to admit I struggled to try to be like her all … Continue reading P

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Ostrich, Oil, Olives, Octagon, and Octopus, You won't find an octopus in the Bible, not even on the ark. But there is a lot we can learn from them about the Christian walk.  An octopus can camouflage to match its surroundings.  In I Corinthians 9:22b, Paul says, "I have become all things to all people, that by all … Continue reading O

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Nuts, Names, Nest, Nature, and Nose Without a nose, we couldn't smell cookies fresh from the oven, coffee just brewed, a rose.... Although there are times that we wish we didn't have a nose so that we wouldn't have to smell a dirty diaper, soured milk, trash on a hot summer day....  Our actions and … Continue reading N

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Mustangs, Mustard, Monkeys, Merchants, and Music From classical to old-time hymns to worship song to contemporary it all can minister to us. Music can also assist in healing the heart, with pain, emotional issues, brain development...  It can help us to remember lists, Bible verses, spiritual truths and more. It can be heard all around … Continue reading M

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Laughter, Licorice, Lemons, Language, and Love The English language leaves us with one word for love, while other languages have more than one word. I love pumpkin pie but not in the same way I love my husband. Love for another person is not always the easiest thing to do. As a Christian, it gets … Continue reading L

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Knitting, Kindness, Kites, Kittens, and Keys There are many different types of keys: piano, keyboard, lock, thought, phrase, verse.... All in one way or another unlock something. Piano keys can unlock a song, a keyboard can unlock a book, the thought process can unlock a problem... There are two verses that I find as key to life … Continue reading K

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Jam, Jeans, Jaguar, Jackets, and Journey Not the rock group but the journey each one of us is on called life. "Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God. It cost God plenty to get you out of that dead-end, empty-headed life you grew up in. He paid with … Continue reading J

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Ice cream, Introductions, Icicles, Internet, and Incense Incense was an important part of worship in the Old Testament. The mixture of equal parts of sweet spices and frankincense with salt was strictly used for the worship of God. In Exodus 30:7-8; it explains that the high priest at the time, Aaron, was to burn the … Continue reading I