Tag: hope

Daily Reads 11.14.2019

Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts. Don’t talk out of both sides of your mouth; avoid careless banter, white lies, and gossip. Keep your eyes straight ahead; ignore all sideshow distractions. Watch your step, and the road will stretch… Read More

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… Read More

Daily Reads 11.10.2019

Together we are better. When one is weak, others can help him up. Two strands are good, but three is better for three is not easily broken. See Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 for more wisdom regarding life together! Going to church will not make… Read More

Daily Reads 11.09.2019

“It’s your breath in our lungs so we pour out our praise ….” (Casting Crowns song “Great is our God”) Today use your breath to pour out your praise to God! Anxiety creeps in and steals our joy, our hope and our… Read More

Daily Reads 11.08.2019

Many situations cause anxiety. It seems to me they all point to our core longings. If we long to belong, we will be anxious that others will reject us. If we long for unconditional love, we will worry about being a disappointment…. Read More

It’s Foggy In Here

I was privileged to visit Maui, Hawaii the last week of October. As sometimes happens, our flight home left at 10:15 p.m. Checkout time at the hotel was noon, of course, so we had about eight hours to kill before we left… Read More

Daily Reads 11.04.2019

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6.7 Give… Read More

Daily Reads 11.02.2019

I love to read. I usually choose fiction and specifically books that feature a spy, detective, CIA operative or something along those lines. Recently, I have read more memoirs or true stories such as Fire Road, They Poured Fire on Us from… Read More

Daily Reads 10.30.2019

Read: Acts 8:3, 9:1-9 Saul’s story also included a dramatic event. It changed everything about the trajectory of his life. He had been fully trained in the belief system of the Pharisees and it did not include a sympathetic stand toward those… Read More

My Story

I am the sixth child of seven, born to a Montana farmer and his wife. Dad sold Fuller Brush door-to-door in addition to farming to provide for a family of nine. Mom planted a huge garden, raised chickens, tended an orchard and… Read More