What exactly is that? Sovereignty is defined as supreme power or authority. But do we really believe that God controls our steps, directs our paths? Most born-again believers could probably quote Proverbs 3:5,6. Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And … More The Sovereignty of God?
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Last fall my husband and I had a wonderful get-away-time at Cape May, NJ. It was in October, so the beach was very quiet. Our hotel sat right on the beach which gave us a side view of the ocean. (Front view rooms were way too expensive. I really…
I was recently reminded that Greek mythology is taught in our public schools but the name of the one true God is only heard as a curse word. How sad. As we’ve just celebrated the birth of Jesus, I’ve also been reminded that many people we brush shoulders with every day have absolutely no comprehension … More Jesus and Hercules
What are you facing that seems impossible? Whether great or small, God sees it all! He plans it all, and He WILL give you the strength you need when YOUR strength or wisdom or understanding gives out. Can you rest in Him? At times it’s a tall order, but, may I say, those are the times when we truly experience “Amazing Grace!” … More Faith or Fear?
Don’t let these crazy days get you down. God has it all planned out. … More God’s Secrets
“I wuv Fanksgiving,”“Why,” I asked.“Because I get to eat wots of food and there’s wots of people at our house.” There you have it! I can relate to this little fellow. I wuv Fanksgiving too. It has always been one of my favorite holidays, mainly because it has been spared from all the hype that … More f-f-F-Fanksgiving!
Tom is my rock. He’s always there for me. I don’t realize how much I depend on him until he is compromised. The first time that happened was in 2014 when he fell 16 feet and broke his hip and crushed his heel. Today, it’s laser surgery for a detached retina. Actually, the surgery took … More When Your Rock Crumbles
And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 18:3 Today, I was once again reminded of this verse. We often think of its meaning for conversion, but perhaps we would do well to apply it to life! … More Lovely Childish Ways
I decided to start zinnias from seed this year. Yesterday, I transplanted them. I was amazed at the length of their little roots! They had sent them down as far as their shallow soil would allow them to go and then made a sharp right and started crawling along the bottom of the tray! So, … More My Poor Little Zinnias!
Well, this month marks the year-date of our son and his family’s move to South Dakota, 1,200 miles away. It’s our new normal. Several other “new normals” have found their way into my life. I don’t like them either, but what do you do when you can’t change circumstances that you don’t like? We have several … More Struggling with the New Normal