One of the things I like doing when I study the Bible, besides looking at the original text, is to look at different versions of the verse or verses that I am studying. Here in Jeremiah 20:11-12, let's look at a few versions to get a larger picture. But the Lord is with me like a dread … Continue reading My Protector
Many of us sat stunned yesterday afternoon and throughout the evening as details of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We are all hurting for the students who the meaning of Valentine's Day has changed forever. We are praying for those that are injured physically and the rest who are injured … Continue reading Broken Valentine
Back in high school and breaking up with your sweetheart, one and only, you would sit there looking at pictures packing up gifts to get rid of reminders of what was. As you do you start to wonder, what went wrong? Did you miss some signs? How could you have not seen it coming? What … Continue reading Remember When…
Things happen in our lives that can weight us down, from the death of a family member or friend, dealing with a special needs child, finances, to what is going on in the world around us. So how do we deal with a heavy heart when it is weighed down? Let's look a Psalm 119 … Continue reading How To Lighten Your Heart
This week we wrap up Streams of Refreshment. Throughout August, I will be reposting some post from the past. (Photo by Jamie MacPherson - Unsplash)
Legos have their own self-defense when you step on them barefooted but their defensive feature doesn't work well when one is wearing shoes. Perhaps you feel like the Lego knight right now with the weight of everything that is going on in your life coming down on you. Knowing no matter what you do to protect … Continue reading Saves The Crushed Spirit
This week and next we will be following the streams throughout Psalm.
(Photo by Enrico Carcasci - Unsplash) Are you as comfortable as the koala is when you sleep or do you lay there tossing and turning trying to get comfortable so you can sleep? Have you invited the Lord to help you sleep? When my kids were young I used to pray that the Lord would … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Comfort