K… for Kindness

People who are well do not need a doctor; sick people do. I did not come to heal the righteous, but sinners. Mark 2:17 K is for Kindness. Unexpected kindness is the greatest variety of this virtue. When I’m not at my best, a bit of TLC can salvage the moment for all concerned. I … Continue reading

J… for Joy

The Lord has sent me to bring glad tidings to the poor… From Luke 4:18 J is for Joy. Joy can be illusive at times. A recent off-the-cuff remark opened an old wound. I tend to let go of hurtful events from the past, so this recollection took me by surprise. I distracted myself by … Continue reading

I… for I AM

God replied to Moses: I am who I am. From Exodus 3:14 I is for I AM. Regardless of the plethora of names we humans assign to God, God chooses to be called “I AM.” I find great consolation in this name because it is offered in the active present tense. This name leaves no … Continue reading

H… for Holy

Samuel grew up, and the Lord was with him, not permitting any word of his to be without effect. 1 Samuel 3:19 H is for Holy. The dictionary defines holy as belonging to or coming from God; sacred; consecrated. When I was a child, I was convinced that holy was an adjective attributed to God … Continue reading

G… for God

For he is our God, and we are the people he shepherds, the flock he guides. Psalm 95:7 G is for God… and goodness, grace, generosity, gentleness, gift, gladness, glory, grandeur, gratitude, growth, gumption and a gaggle of other descriptors which apply to the God I have come to know and love. Regardless of the … Continue reading

God’s Enduring Presence

Last week, when our son traveled to London for work, he graciously allowed his dad to tag along. Father and son left Friday which gave them the weekend to tour before Tim’s work began Monday morning. Since Tim had been there before, he planned to point out London’s highlights which my husband will hopefully share … Continue reading