I have always liked writing. Even in school I enjoyed creative writing. Due to some negative push back on my writing I just stopped. There were some girls in school that made fun of me because I always got good grades for what I wrote. Teacher's pet is what they would say when they saw … Continue reading Who Me?
In a world where no matter what you say someone will take offense to it, where free speech is only if those who hate free speech agrees with what you say, there is one example we need to follow. Jesus knew when to speak and when to be silent. He was and is the most controversial person … Continue reading Five Minute Friday #Speak
This week we wrap up Streams of Refreshment. Throughout August, I will be reposting some post from the past. (Photo by Jamie MacPherson - Unsplash)
Why on earth would I say be like a bee? In dealing with others we need to be like a bee. Not busy like a bee but social like a bee. Let's look at how a bee is social.
As we walk along the path on this Earth one thing is for certain and that is the uncertain. None of us know what tomorrow will hold. I was planning to do just the High Priestly Prayer that Jesus prayed for us until I started studying it. The first thing John 17 starts off with is, … Continue reading What Lies Ahead
The author Kevin DeYoung has a brilliant job of covering the Bible from Creation to Jesus. Weaving the need for Jesus to come and defeat Satan the whole way through. He also does a great job of narrating the story on the CD and DVD. The illustrations by Don Clark convey the Light and darkness in the … Continue reading The Biggest Story Review & Giveaway
I have always been in love with the Proverbs 31 Woman. Being her is a different story. Even burning the candle at both ends it seems to be an impossible achievement. So, let's break it down and see what we find. Most commentaries agree that King Lemuel is Solomon. That would means this is Bathsheba's … Continue reading A Mother’s Thoughts to Her Son
I love when baking and the smell of the warm spices feel the house. It just sinks all the way in and makes me feel satisfied without even eating anything. But the fragrance soon goes away. Oils, however, the fragrance last for a longer time. I'm sure that you have hugged someone and their … Continue reading Be The Sweet Aroma
I remember when I would sit at the piano and the metronome ticking off the time I was attempting to playing. The frustration of playing either too slow or too fast. The joy of getting it right. Same with our speech, Proverbs 25:11-25; A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of … Continue reading It Is All About Timing
Remember the saying that you would say as kids when someone calls you a name, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me." Yet we realize later in life what people say to us really does hurt and sometimes it can be deadly. This is a picture of my mom's, … Continue reading Make Your Words Sweet