Month: July 2015

that explains it 2.0

Here it is the first of August, and most of the projects are in the finishing stages. The posts that were planned this season have been on hold most of the summer. My re-arranged studio sits exactly as I left it weeks ago. But, the good news, depending on how you look at it, is…

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He is so good

 Blessed are you who enter in God’s name— from God’s house we bless you! God is God, he has bathed us in light. Festoon the shrine with garlands, hang colored banners above the altar! You’re my God, and I thank you. O my God, I lift high your praise. Thank God—he’s so good. His love…

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leaving July

Re-inventing myself again! July has been a month of change here at the cottage. We replaced a dilapidated, leaky storage shed with something more substantial and useful. The garden and patios have been “under” construction since the 4th of June. And, since yours truly is the go-fer on our construction projects, blog posts have been way…

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love never gives up

If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t…

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shout grace, grace

Today I will not allow the enemy of my soul to make a big mountain out of a molehill. Instead I’ll say, by the Spirit of the God-of-the-Angel-Armies, “who do you think you are?”  Today, I’ll shout, “Grace. Grace, to it.” and without trying to force my way through, God will flatten my molehills. Then…

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