Barriers

The rancher and I drove to a town to run errands, the day our states began to reopen. I was excited, to say the least. All around us were the clear plastic dividers and table extensions, enabling the social distancing rule. I am aware this is for the protection of everyone and am grateful for […]

Continue Reading…

He Already knows

What are you longing for? What do you need? Peace, contentment, forgiveness, Do we even recognize what we need?   I cried this morning as 1000 people in the USA died while I slept last night, due to the coronavirus. John 4:4-10 He had to go through Samaria on the way. Eventually, he came to […]

Continue Reading…

Uncertain Times

I waited impatiently in the hospital lobby, watching old men, young mothers, sick babies, each seeking physical answers. Whether it’s a minor symptom or a terminal disease, we strain for answers. (Rightfully So) This cold and rainy morning, I couldn’t help wonder, “Do we go to these lengths to find the cure for our fractured […]

Continue Reading…

Growth

These are exciting times for the rancher and me, as we countdown the days until our fifth grandchild is born. In seven months we gain a lovely daughter-in-law. Yes, our family of six has grown to a noisy number of almost fifteen, and we hope it continues. Growth in the physical sense adding to the […]

Continue Reading…

Habit

Webster defines habit: a settled or regular tendency or practice especially one that is hard to give up to become automatic There is a popular method suggesting that a habit can be formed in twenty-one days. The rule is simple enough. Commit to a personal or professional goal for twenty-one days. After, three weeks, the […]

Continue Reading…

ENOUGHNESS

I was getting ready for the Christmas program at our church the other Sunday. Such a busy but fun time of year. There are weeks of program practice, there are decorating the stage and recreating the nativity scene. As I was sifting through my American, walk-in- closet in hopes of finding the “right” outfit to […]

Continue Reading…

Time

The average adult makes 30,000 choices a day, with approximately 48 thoughts a minute. We can choose our attitude. We can choose our attitude. Will we be critical, prideful, impatient, blame someone else, and/or selfish? Or will we begin to intentionally catch the negative attitudes in our lives? Philippians 2:5 You must have the same […]

Continue Reading…

The Right Kind of Strong

A.W. Tozer said, “What we think about God is the most important thing about us. We need to remember this in our day, a day in which there is a lot of sloppy and silly thinking about God. If we have a low or inaccurate view of God, our worship will be shallow and skewed […]

Continue Reading…

A Gomer girl

Hosea 1:3 Tells us Hosea married Gomer. After the instructions to go marry a prostitute, he chooses a girl named Gomer. Was Gomer pretty? Did she look kind underneath her label? Was there something Hosea saw in her eyes? Did their eyes meet and Hosea felt a connection? Prostitute: Someone who gives themselves away for […]

Continue Reading…

Be A People Who Changes The World

If you could, how would you change the world? Have everyone get along? Work together? If you could, how would you change your community? Less crime? Fewer children wandering the streets? Where does the change begin? How would you change yourself? Change: to make or become different Matthew 5:13-16 Let me tell you why you […]

Continue Reading…