“If you’ve ever studied some complex or controversial subject in depth, you know the frustration of trying to find two or three authorities who agree on any and all points. It basically never happens.” Living By The Book, Howard G. Hendricks, William D. Hendricks What is reassuring is to ascertain our firm foundation rests on … Continue reading Skimming the Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 2
Many have never read the Bible and believe it to be a list of “do’s and don’ts” all of which takes the fun out of life! And, others have dived in only to get “bogged down.” God is the central character of the Bible and He wants us to know Him. That’s exactly why He … Continue reading Skimming The Peaks: Creation to Christ, part 1
Fourteen years ago, an avalanche brought what I call “despairing of life” years. There were freeing moments but for the most part this season of pain and despair lasted through several beleaguered years. Though you are a lowly worm . . . You will be a new threshing instrumentwith many sharp teeth (Isaiah 41:14-15a). While … Continue reading An Anniversary of Hard Places!
Oh, how we love “good news!” while bad news just wreaks havoc within the depths of our souls! My adopted grandson celebrated his 3rd birthday, Monday, May 4th and that evening his mommy (my oldest daughter, Carlie) was near death. One of the many frustrations that I’ve dealt with since becoming a mother (and still … Continue reading Tho I Walk Thru the Valley of the Shadow of Death!
Episode #11 The spring quarter leaps into action with one of the most exciting nights in the CCBS library. I’m your humble, meek, and mild librarian who heroically tackles whatever comes through the door. However, when it is a husband and wife confronting one another over which one should have been responsible to register them … Continue reading 5 Year Anniversary: Episode 11
Episode #10 I was talking with the Monday night Librarian (on Monday night) and it occurred to me how the Lord shapes us to do a job for Him no matter our age or status. Consider the three of us “Librarians.” You have the “Real” Librarian and then the Monday night Librarian and finally, me, … Continue reading 5 Year Anniversary: Episode 10
We are offered Peace, But we dwell in pandemonium!We are offered Contentment, But we model through dissatisfaction!We are offered Cleansing, But we prefer to “waller” around in our guilt!We are granted Victory, But we survive in a state of defeat! Where do our minds roam through the day? And, where do we park our minds … Continue reading National Day of Prayer!
Episode #9 It was a dark and stormy night. The wind was howling, and the rain was coming down in a ferocious sort of way (you know how that is)! It was my evening to work in the library. As I drove into the parking lot of the college, the building was completely dark and … Continue reading 5 Year Anniversary: Episode 9
Episode #8 So, the Bureau of Labor Statistics gives the following summary on their website as to “What Librarians do”: “Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, school, and medical libraries.” On … Continue reading 5 Year Anniversary: Episode 8
Episode #7 So last Thursday evening’s participation in the Library was packed with high-spirited merriment! Yes, I know! Libraries are designed to be quiet places of reading, taking test, working on assignments, as well as a place where you can THINK WITHOUT NOISE. Being the “extra-ordinary” librarian that I am (for Tuesday and Thursday evenings), … Continue reading 5 Year Anniversary: Episode 7