Month: July 2012

stay awhile

The Priestly BlessingAnd the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, ‘This is the way you shall bless the children of Israel. Say to them: “The Lord bless you and keep you;The Lord make His face shine upon you,And be gracious to you;The Lord lift up His countenance upon you,And…

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so sad…

I’m feeling terrible—I couldn’t feel worse! Get me on my feet again [Jesus]. You promised, remember? When I told my story, you responded; train me well in your deep wisdom. Help me understand these things inside and out so I can ponder your miracle-wonders. My sad life’s dilapidated, a falling-down barn; build me up again…

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don’t assume

Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Don’t assume that you know it all. Run to God! Run from evil! Your body will glow with…

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taco bowls

Saturday Night Fast Food I found this cool idea in cyberspace awhile back and thought it would be great for holding our quick and easy taco salad. Last night was one of those “what do you want to eat? I’ve run out of ideas” nights. Then I remembered these. Here’s what I came up with:…

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courage

“Courage is the price Life extracts for granting peace.” _Amelia Earhart ‘Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 Have you ever set out to capture your…

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ivy hearts

Ivy, its curling tendrils embracing all within its reach, has come to symbolize fidelity, loyalty and undying affection. In many ways this faithful vine enriches our lives. “Whole ages have fled and their works decayed. And nations have scattered been; But the stout old ivy shall never fade, From its hale and hearty green.” Charles…

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no doubts

Pray for us. We have no doubts about what we’re doing or why, but it’s hard going and we need your prayers. All we care about is living well before God. Pray that we may be together soon. May God, who puts all things together,makes all things whole,Who made a lasting mark through the sacrifice…

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gimme a sign

 Scribes and Pharisees Ask for a Sign Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered, saying, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.” But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet…

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timing

The older I get, the more I realize the road of life dishes out some crazy twists and turns; a few wicked switchbacks and some seriously bumpy patches.  But as I approach the end of the road my determination to stay on the smooth path grows stronger and stronger.  I pick my battles more carefully…

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acceptance

When wisdom enters your heart, and knowledge is pleasant to your soul, discretion will preserve you; understanding will keep you, to deliver you from the way of evil. Proverbs 2:10–12 We’ve learned that we don’t need a financial miracle when we are consistently walking in the wisdom of God. We’ve learned that when you walk…

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