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August 28, 2021

You Are Stronger than Ever! They go from strength to strength [increasing in victorious power]. (Psalm 84:7, Amplified Bible) It’s nearly Mum season. I love Mums, especially the hearty Mums. They are one of my favorite flowers. And I especially love that they are not only lovely but so strong […]

August 27, 2021

God Keeps Track of Us. Each one appears before God in Zion. (Psalm 84:7) Beforethe invention of social media sites like Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter and the like, it was easy to lose track of people. Even nowadays if someone is not connected to any of these sites knowing where […]

August 26, 2021

Incomparable. “LORD, there is no one like you.” (Jeremiah 10:6, GNT) We all have people we admire. And that is okay. As long as we are not wanting to be like them to the point we lose touch with who God has made us to be individually and uniquely. And […]

August 25, 2021

God Cares for and about You. Because he cares for you. (I Peter 5:7, ESV) My husband and I have cared for one another for greater than 40 years, getting closer to 50 at this stage. Notice I did not say we have cared about one another for that length […]

August 23,2021

Judgment and Generosity “For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.” (Matthew 7:2, NASB) I love working picture puzzles. They are good for strengthening us cognitively and helping us pay attention to detail. I have a […]

August 22,2021

Don’t Get Caught in a Time Crunch Now concerning that day or hour no one knows—neither the angels in heaven nor the Son—except the Father. (Mark 13:32-33, Holman Christian Standard Bible) I’m not easily stressed. But there is one thing that stresses me above all else and that is feeling […]

August 21, 2021

Time and Patience. “But the fruit of the Spirit [the result of His presence within us] is love [unselfish concern for others,] joy, [inner] peace, patience [not the ability to wait, but how we act while waiting], kindness, goodness, faithfulness. (Galatians 5:22-23, Amplified Bible) It takes five years for a […]

August 20,2021

Overlapping Grace “From his fullness we have received grace upon grace.” (John 1:16, ESV) One of the things I really enjoy doing is sitting by the water. I especially love hearing and watching the waves roll to the shore or hit again the breaker wall.  It’s such a calming sound […]

August 19,2021

Truth and Consequences? Guide me by your truth and instruct me. (Psalm 25:5, CEV) Sometimes there is not an option. Sometimes when you tell the truth there will be consequences. It does not matter how you tell the truth, in love or with some anger or resentment; there will be […]

August 18, 2021

Staying Relevant. “O God, you have taught me from my earliest childhood, and I constantly tell others about the wonderful things you do.” (Psalm71:17, NLT) I get what David was asking God. After so much time in the Lord’s service. Dating as far back as his youth when he killed […]