I almost didn’t go. After all, why waste the gas? Besides....I’m sick of crying. Who goes to a cemetery on Labor Day, for goodness sake? I’ll admit I was feeling down. I’ve lost some good friends lately. I was alone at home on a family weekend and life seemed...well, unfair. I made myself go. It’s … Continue reading Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant
God had me in mind when I stumbled onto the message. Pastor talked about getting stuck in our painful places of grief, regret, disappointment, hurt, rejection, and loss. He said God did not create us to get stuck. -Raise your hand if you’ve ever been a prisoner to pain. (My hand is up.) Let me … Continue reading Get out of the Graveyard!
When I was younger, I studied Kay Arthur’s wonderful Bible Study about the Names of God, “Lord I Want to Know You”. I highly recommend it! God’s names in the Bible reflect His character and how He relates to us - yep, you and me - us common kids down here on dirty earth. Rest … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
YOU are loved with an everlasting love!. - Jeremiah 31:3. ❤️..As we approach the ominous “romantic” weekend, if you are struggling or sad, please cling to the out-of-this- world love of God!❤️God’s Love will never leave you or disappoint you. God’s love is a free gift you do not have to earn. ..👉 Simply turn … Continue reading Love You Can Count On!
It’s Sunday. I look out my window as a bright fall breeze makes leaves dance, circle and float above the shimmering grass. Down the hill, beyond the golden soybean field is my pond. It’s surface is also dancing with the gentle wind. Today, as I listen to praise music and read Psalm 143, I’m reminded … Continue reading Holy Ground at the Mud Pond
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. ~John 14:27 The forecast for Easter is snow. This reminds me of my snow day meltdown. Here’s a memory...and an Easter message. **************************************************************** … Continue reading Snow Day Meltdown: An Easter Story
“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that … Continue reading Turn on the Light
Welcome to our first day of exploring how cracked pots can fill up with a loving God! First of all, let's pray: "God - You know us. You know what we need. As we read and study your Word, speak to our hearts. Give us direction and hope." Now that we’ve prayed -- I offer my … Continue reading Bible Study Breakout! Let’s start with a disclaimer…
I saw them 65 miles south of Atlanta. We'd shared the road with palm trees and pine trees and mack trucks since south Florida. Florida surroundings were lush and green and manicured and walled. North of Florida now, we drove the same road I followed with my father a year ago.Last year, we sang … Continue reading Joy in the Journey…the Story of the Dogwood