Turtles, Toffee, Talk, Trains, and Trust Trust can be hard at times and easy at other times. I went hiking with a friend one time. I like doing it when I know the path, especially if it includes a little rock climbing. This time he was taking me someplace I had never been and there was … Continue reading T
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
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
As we close out Streams of Refreshment, I felt that Psalm 121 was the perfect place to stay and rest upon. Let's find the refreshment this stream has for those of us in this troubled world. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made … Continue reading Stream of Psalm 121
For my first Five Minute Friday. The prompt word is Steady. It is amazing how it fits on what Jesus says about getting rid of worry.
Worry zaps our faith. As our worry grows our faith gets smaller.
Sarah died without seeing Issac getting married or grandkids. God had changed her name to Sarah meaning a princess over many, yet she only had one son. A child she had waited basically her whole life to have. We have seen her trust God for her protection. We have seen her lack of trust and … Continue reading The Death of A Princess
Anyone that has kids or works with kids know that when they jump in to help sometimes they make a big mess. Even if they help clean it up you have to go behind them to really get it cleaned up. Likewise, when we think God needs our help in certain areas by doing things in … Continue reading The Mess We Make
Long long ago in a far away land, before she was Sarah her name was Sarai. Let's glean what we can about her.
Trying to find contentment in a world that is full of chaos and turmoil is nearly impossible. That is if you are trying to find it in the things of this world. Fame and fortune can lead to loneliness, despair and even death, as we have witnessed with some of the celebrities. So how do we … Continue reading The Heart of Contentment