Tag: expectation

Daily Reads 12.02.2019

Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot—yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root. And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge… Read More

Daily Reads 06.07.2019

Waiting: to look forward expectantly, to stay in a place of expectation. I await the arrival of my second granddaughter. It occurs to me that even though there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies born every day, not everyone is waiting for… Read More

Daily Reads 2.09.2019

Saturday already again! Since I am currently hanging out in the sunny south, I will enjoy the 70 degree weather and maybe make a trip to the beach. What does our day look like? Do you have expectations for what you might… Read More

Daily Reads 2.08.2019

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 This is the last day we will read this psalm but there is one more really important principle I want to draw from these verses. In verse 5, I find these words: “for my hope is in him.”  The same concept is repeated in… Read More

Daily Reads 2.06.2019

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 What does this psalm teach you about expectations, translated here hope? The first phrase that jumps out at me is “Let all that I am WAIT QUIETLY before God.” When chaos swirls in my head, I need to sit quietly with… Read More

But I thought…

A few years ago – okay, so it was about 15 – I had a birthday party for myself. My husband was out of town and I invited a few of my closest friends for dinner and a sleep over. Not everyone… Read More

Daily Reads 2.04.2019

This is my birthday week. Fifty some years ago my mom waited in expectation of a sixth child. She already had five children ages 7-10 and a one year old. She anticipated I would be a good playmate for my brother. Only… Read More