Tag: Christ

Daily Reads 12.05.2019

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted… Isaiah 61:1 Advent – Day 5: Read: Luke 5 Today I became reaquainted with the term “compassion fatigue.” It is what happens when you spend a large portion of …

Daily Reads 12.04.2019

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted and to proclaim that captives will be released and prisoners will be freed. He has sent me to tell those who mourn that the time of the Lord’s favor has …

Daily Reads 11.13.2019

Sewing requires a certain amount of precision. I piece quite a few quilt tops. If you wonder what I do with all of them, I do too. Maybe they will become wedding gifts…who knows. Piecing requires a great deal of precision. Generally, a one quarter inch seam allowance is required for accurate piecing. Actually, though, …

As I Sew…

Today we are getting the first real snow of the season. I admit, it isn’t really pretty yet. The snow is fine and wet, just beginning to cover the ground. The grass still peaks through and the concrete is warmer than the snow, so it melts off pretty fast. Today it isn’t giving me warm …

Daily Reads 10.27.2019

Today as you gather for worship, remember what it means to find shelter in the shadow of the Lord. Are you taking refuge in the shadow of his wings? Perhaps you want to revisit Psalm 91. Make today a day of change. Have a blessed day of worship!

Daily Reads 08.04.2019

I could have no greater joy than to hear that my children are following the truth. 3 John 1:4 Today is an opportunity to set aside time for worship of the Lord our God. This will be my sanctuary as I meet the Lord in the splendor of the great outdoors. I invite you to …

Daily Reads 07.14.2019

Traditions. We started last week looking at my tradition of camping. What traditions do you value? How has remembering this week helped to spur you toward good traditions? Sunday observance is a tradition I value. I love my day of voluntary suspension of laborious activity. Nothing is more pleasurable to me than knowing that I …

Daily Reads 07.04.2019

Today we are celebrating with our family. Dave’s famous pulled pork, corn-on-the-cob, watermelon, outdoor games, and a sprinkler! What could be better? Read: Galatians 5:5-8 Today I will also celebrate that God has called me to live in freedom. For many years I lived under the weight of rules and regulations that sapped my strength …

Daily Reads 07.03.2019

Concerning ourselves with just spiritual freedom…not physical or political or national. Thinking only of our spirits. Scripture tells us repeatedly that Jesus came to set us free. Free from what? Read: Galatians 5:1-6 I will summarize the background of this writing for you. Paul traveled to the area of Galatia which is roughly modern day …

Free to be Free

What does freedom mean to me? It means walking down a street unafraid that I will be stopped, questioned or imprisoned. It means choosing the car I drive, the house I buy, the clothes I wear, the food I eat and the water I drink. It means the opportunity to choose education, job training, working …