As I read various devotional materials, I am always looking for that encouraging message to aid a middle-aged “young man,” who finds himself in jail. My own spiritual life has been enriched as I search through the purpose-driven author’s wise counsel and deep spiritual truths taken from the Word of God. Paying a visit to … Continue reading Ten Thousand Little Acts
Layers of pine straw blanket the ground at the back lawn. The squirrels quickly scurry about, getting their nest ready for winter. Leaves dance across from the neighbor’s grove of trees. Where’s the rake? On second thought, the sound of leaves crunching beneath my feet is music to my ears. Moreover, wood needs to be … Continue reading A Chariot Waiting for Me!
I grew up in an era where you went to Church with your masked smile and didn’t share the struggles you were experiencing. You were always fine, presenting a picture-perfect facade. As a pastor’s wife, I struggled to leave the masquerade behind. Carole Mayhall’s book, Come Walk with Me, was inspiring. I wanted to make … Continue reading Just Grin & Bear it?
Autumn repays the earth the leaves which summer lent it. ~Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742–1799), translated by Norman Alliston, 1908 The final day of a 2017 October is here. What better way to close the month than with the celebration of the 500th year of the Reformation! But what is the reformation and who in the … Continue reading “ALONE”
October is winding down. It truly is hard to believe. My favorite month of the year is gone too soon! So . . . Come, walk with me along the way Where lanes are autumn-dressed. Come, drink in all the colors fair, And let your heart be blessed. Come, see the flaming sumac plumes Lift … Continue reading Come, walk with me!
Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day! Every leaf speaks bliss to me, Fluttering from the autumn tree... ~Emily Brontë Did you read “I Was Made For October? In that post I shared how October is my favorite month of the year and why. I communicated that the month of October … Continue reading Our Sorrow isn’t without Hope!
"October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book." — John Sinor What type of book would you curl up with? A mystery, a romance novel, a western maybe, or what about a biography of a selfless missionary bringing the gospel to … Continue reading Thanks-Living