Xylophone, Xylitol, Xenias, Xerography, and X-ray You don't really need an x-ray to see the skeletons on these fish. X-rays only tell what is wrong with the bones they can't tell what is going on in the mind or heart of a person. We cannot look at a person and know the reason behind their … Continue reading X
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
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
Apples, Apricots, Art, Asparagus, and Almonds Almonds bloom in the winter, with their blossoms looking like snowflakes when they fall. In Numbers 17, when Arron's authority was tested by others and Moses gathered the leaders' rods and put them in the tent of testimony, it was Arron's that bloomed, verse 8; "On the next day … Continue reading A
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
In the world today there is so much stress and unhappiness. Just turn on the news for a few minutes and try to find something that is good in what you hear. The police shows of today can be a major stress creator too. It is obvious this is nothing new under the Sun. King Solomon … Continue reading The Keys To A Happy Life
Proverbs 3 is full of encouragement and refreshment for your spirit. I made a sandwich with two selections from the beginning of Proverbs 3 as the bread and a meaty selection in the middle. Let's dig in. The first slice is verses 5 and 6. We all know these verses they are seen on posters, … Continue reading A Proverbs 3 Sandwich
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.
Recently I took a survey of my readers as to what were some of the topics they would like to talk about. The top two tied, trials and dealing with people. Many times dealing with people can be a trial within itself. Sometimes it seems that dealing with other Christians is the hardest to get … Continue reading Getting Along With People
(Photo by Mike Lewis - Unsplash) This week we will look at Colossians 3 and the stream of life that flows through us and reaches others.