How long will it take our children to believe we will do good things for them…better than they can imagine? How many good things will we give them for them to trust we have the best possible things in store for them? How many times must we tell them to do it our way before they learn our wisdom comes from experience and the Lord’s guidance in our lives?
I was cropping photos on my computer, taken on Mother’s Day at my daughter’s house. My granddaughters were tickled to view them. Haylee, 6, was reading all the captions I added to the photos to her 4-year-old sister, Kinsey. We all sat giggling and laughing as each photo came into view. I’d written imaginary words for […]
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” (Isaiah 30:21, NIV) Overwhelmed and in need of some sense of direction, you are standing at a crossroads unsure of where to turn. The sun’s heat is merciless as […]
“Pray without ceasing.” I Thessolonians 5:17 It amazes me that the God of the universe wants me to talk to Him. He draws me near and allows me to rest in His goodness, compassion, and mercy. It is during these intimate encounters that I sense God’s presence in my life the most. I approach my […]
why don’t I rejoice in the day? Why is my soul cast down? Why do I let adversity beat me? What reason do I have to rejoice when life treats me unfairly, when day after day circumstance doesn’t change? Why do I grumble, have pity parties, murmur, criticize and condemn those things which cause discomfort? […]
They say, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” I purchased the painting pictured here in 1973 in one of the most horrific times of my life. I was lost–without Christ. Condemned. This picture mirrored exactly how I felt. Like a tiny being in a humongous chair–clutching myself–embracing the only thing that was important to me. […]