Tag: trust

OUT OF THE CHAOS 07.29.2020

Wisdom from the Lord… This is what the Lord says: Cursed are those who put their trust in mere humans, who rely on human strength and turn their hearts away from the Lord. They are like stunted shrubs in the desert, with no hope for the future. They will live in the barren wilderness, in an uninhabited salty …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 05.17.2020

Happy Sunday! Today whether you listen online, take a walk in nature or attend a service in person, my prayer is that you encounter the Living God! I remind you that we have not been given a spirit of fear but of power, love and a sound mind! No matter where your comfort level is …

Daily Reads 03.14.2020

Thursday morning I woke up with a bit of a cough. It didn’t bother throughout the day and I didn’t think much about it. By evening, my voice was gone. Not because I overused it or coughed unendingly, it just gave out. Friday was a quiet day. At least for me. Talking took a lot …

Daily Reads 03.13.2020

Be alert. Not alarmed. My niece shared this excellent advice with me. It is so true! We need to be alert, but not alarmed. Alert: to be quick to perceive and act. And since you don’t know when that time will come, be on guard! Stay alert! Mark 13:33 Stay alert! Watch out for your …

Daily Reads 03.12.2020

I have to set the stage. It was evening after a fun day at the pool, long naps for the girls and dinner at an amazing restaurant. Returning home, I lounged while my daughter and daughter-in-law tried to resolve a problem with our rental car. I watched Harper, the 9 month old, crawling around, exploring …

Daily Reads 02.23.20

May your Sabbath rest today be filled with images of Jesus and pictures of hope firmly anchored in his love for you. Photo by Charlotte Noelle on Unsplash

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. If we long for safety, we will worry where our provisions come from. …

Daily Reads 05.31.2019

The strategic planning exercise we participated in at Ashland University challenged me. I had done the same type of activities in other settings, but our instructor simplified it for us. He suggested the process to get from where we are to where we want to be includes three elements: Daily Diversion: We were challenged to …

Spring Clean-up

The focus at our house the last week has been the landscaping. Memorial Day means different things to different people. For some it is graduation, for others a wedding, for others remembering a fallen comrade. For me, it is my deadline to have the landscaping cleaned up and mulched. This spring has been slow in …

Daily Reads 05.24.2019

We are common vessels containing the brightest treasure. Troubles come but they are passing through. We are new in Christ and cannot be evaluated by human standards. Read: 2 Corinthians 5:18-21 In our government, an ambassador is the highest ranking individual a president can send to a foreign country to be his representative. In the …