be joyful now

Now…amid all the chaos of our world…every one of us has faced moments of fear and anxiety. Fear (the reaction of choice encouraged by the mainstream media right now) and anxiety (or worry) are really forms of unnecessary suffering. Instead let’s learn to be happy/joyful NOW!  Not someday: when the kids are back in school, or the…

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God’s Word is real

How do you know that you’ve heard from God? My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27 Hearing God is the key to faith, victory, peace, perseverance and prosperity in every area of your life. “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall…

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The Power of Wisdom

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom. Colossians 3:16 I recently was reminiscing and wishing I could relive certain parts of my life with the wisdom I have today. What would it have been like to go to high school with the accumulated wisdom of 48 years in the Lord?…

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forget me nots

Forget-me-nots represent true love and giving someone this flower means you truly love and respect this person. It is a testament to your relationships and promises the other person that you will never forget them in your thoughts. Forget me nots are a symbol of fidelity and being truthful to someone you love. Based on Christian lore,…

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who’s fault is it?

Why Do We Blame God? Blaming God seems to be the default theology of all religions and sadly of many Christians. There is something about blaming God that seems to make us feel affirmed in whatever we are doing or not doing. Then the man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me,…

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Deuteronomy 32:1-3

Grace and peace on you today Dear Hearts I love this passage from The Song of Moses “Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak!Let the earth hear the words of my mouth. May my teaching trickle like rain,my speech distill like dew— like gentle rain on new grass, like showers on tender plants.For I…

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2 Thessalonians 3:16

Grace and peace on this wonderful Wednesday Dear Hearts Today I’ve been thinking about *peace* and our current world view. The Prophet Isaiah wrote about peace __ “They know nothing of the way of peace, and injustice is their way of life. Their paths are so crooked that no one who walks in them knows…

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better today

This morning, during my quiet time I looked at the blank spaces in my daily calendar and realized it has been over a month since I’ve done much of anything except pray, sleep and nurse whatever was going on in my body. What a huge waste of days! But, I’m better today. And, in the…

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this is enough

Just to let you know…I’m back! What’s that? You didn’t know I was away? Well…on the 15th of June we were attacked by a virus! I don’t know if it was “the virus” or not. We went to Dr. Jesus, presented Psalm 91 as our position on the matter, and waited. We both had all…

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Psalm 92:1-3

Grace and peace on your weekend Dear Hearts How wonderful it would be to follow this advice: “Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” Mark Twain

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