Maybe nothing is more important than that we keep track, you and I, of these stories of who we are and where we have come from and the people we have met along the way because it is precisely through […]
“Listen, dear friends to God’s truth,…Stories we heard from our fathers, counsel we learned at our Mother’s knee. We’re not keeping this to ourselves, we’re passing it along to the next generation – … the marvelous things he has done.” […]
God is in never ending supply. Toilet paper may run out. Face masks may run out. Be we have the God of the universe inviting us to come and He has plenty of living water.
Brother Lawrence, who served in a Carmelite monastery in the 1600s, said, “How happy we would be if we could find the treasure of which the gospel speaks; all else would be as nothing. As it is boundless, the more […]
Here is the thing about love. It’s really of no value unless it is received. And it can’t be received well if you put all sorts of qualifications and expectations on it. Continuing my journey of learning about steadfast love […]
I woke up this morning feeling empty and dissatisfied. All I could think about is what I lacked. The thoughts tumbled and taunted and I couldn’t escape them. So I did the only thing I knew to do to find […]
Life lessons…they just go on and on. They are never ending. The trick is actually learning something so that you don’t have to repeat every lesson. Truth be told, I can’t count the number of lessons I do over. In […]
It’s another hot, sun-filled June day. I remember many just like today while growing up on a farm in Iowa. After getting my chores done I spent alot of time outdoors in our yard and ajoining timber. My imagination ran […]
We all have physical needs and desires, but I wonder if God has a bigger plan for this year than just to meet our perceived needs/wants? Are there areas He wants us to grow that will require being pruned, going through pain, growing in discipline and walking outside of our comfortable little boxes?
Grief is a part of life. Grief has no time limits. Grief can make life richer. I am thankful for grief.