My Poor Little Zinnias!

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, […]

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When Hope Doesn’t Come

   Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life .Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred: late, delayed, postponed, tardy, overdue. What do we do when our hope is delayed, postponed, or overdue? My last post was written with joy and anticipation because my newest grandson was on his […]

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The Darkest Days of My Life

That’s quite a statement! What would make someone say that?  I can’t share my particular difficulties right now, but I do know that there’s not much else that Satan could throw my way that would be more difficult! As I walked down our dirt road, my mind was in a whirl and my heart was […]

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The Great Divide

Jesus crucified is the true touchstone revealing what the world is: “The people stood beholding” in stolid indifference; the rulers, who wanted religion, but without a divine Christ crucified for their sins, “reviled”: the brutal amongst them mocked or railed; the conscious sinner prayed; the covetous sat down before the cross and played their sordid […]

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Oh, that blessed hope!

Awgh!  What a day!  Said good-bye to Nathan at 8:20; taught four lessons; headed for the high school for the Bible study; visited a family from church; and then taught two more lessons!  I’m bushed!  We had planned to go to a soccer game tonight to support one of our teens, but the schedule is […]

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God’s Ultimate Creation – Our Ultimate Sacrifice

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world.  Psalm 19:1-4 […]

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Hope Deferred

 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. Proverb 13:12 When I got the email that the publication of Twelve Smooth Stones was pushed back to March, I experienced this verse first hand.  It seemed like I had waited forever for the August date and March was […]

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