Tag: trust

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 …

Walk a mile…in my shoes.

When I was in high school, our church youth group planned an annual retreat and invited high school age students from the churches in our conference. It was a weekend event with a speaker, planned games/activities, food and fun. I loved it.

Tribute to Lena

For everything there is a season,a time for every activity under heaven.A time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Today those who knew and loved Lena will gather together to celebrate her life! I thought it fitting to honor her by dedicating this post to her. Three years ago I stopped …

Daily Reads 05.10.2019

Read: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 This passage keeps coming to mind this week. As we hurry through life, it’s so easy to forget that there is enough time. We have all we need. There is a time for everything under the sun – knowing when it’s time to move on and when it’s time to stay is …

Hurry, hurry, hurry!

How often in a day do you say “Hurry up!” That phrase pops into my head way more than I care to admit. I am most likely to say, “Come on! Hurry up!” when I am driving. No one drives quite as well as I do…said everyone! So it seems I am in a hurry …

Daily Reads 05.05.2019

Bubble day again! Take time to rest and be renewed as you look forward to the new week. It’s a great day to have a great day! ‘I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord .”’ Psalms 122:1

Daily Reads 05.04.2019

‘My eyes are always on the Lord , for he rescues me from the traps of my enemies.‘ Psalm 25:15 ‘Fearing people is a dangerous trap, but trusting the Lord means safety.’ Proverbs 29:25 I can think of nothing more detrimental to the learning process than fear of others. What will happen if I admit …

Daily Reads 04.29.2019

I debate within myself if Monday is the first day of the week. Or is it Sunday? For sure Saturday is the last day of the week, so that makes Sunday the first day of the new week. But I always get to Monday and I think, “Another week begins.” So Sunday becomes this wonderful …

Spring Clean-up

Spring clean-up. Right now, that is a loaded phrase and one that could send me running from the room screaming, holding my head. It always feels like this at this time of year. It is the end of April and we have had just enough warm days to raise our hope that winter is over …

Daily Reads 04.22.2019

What does it mean to follow Jesus? If it isn’t found in following rules and it isn’t found in a life of self-denial and it isn’t about mysterious experiences, what is it? Read: Matthew 16:24; John 10:27; John 13:34-35 If I could summarize the verses above, it would sound like this: Stop thinking about only …