Small, but Mighty Deeds

For the one who is least among all of you is the one who is greatest. From Luke 9:48 A recent walk around a nearby lake reminded me of just how small I am. This particular lake offers only a tiny beach area. The remainder of its circumference is lined with trees and foliage. The … Continue reading

Love, Plain and Simple

Bless the Lord, all you God’s chosen ones… From Tobit 13:8 I admit that recent events in this world of ours have urged me into a bit of a funk. Fortunately, a day with my grandson brought about a much-needed change of attitude. Though Danny is allowed little screen-time, we occasionally watch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. … Continue reading

Something Better

Set an example… in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity. From 1 Timothy 4:12 While waiting at the grocery store, I overheard a mom and dad talking. Mom observed, “You know, the kids are always watching. They know what we’re up to and it’s up to us to show them what’s right.” Apparently, something had … Continue reading

God Gets Us

Trust in God at all times, O my people! Poor out your hearts before God; God is our refuge! Psalm 62:9 During a recent visit with our grandchildren, I experienced a bit of deja vu. Our eldest grandchild happily entertained us by navigating her scooter around her cul-de-sac. When she flew by with one leg … Continue reading

God Delights Us

Great are the works of the Lord, exquisite in all their delights. Psalm 111:2 A few weeks ago, I admitted that I was as tired as my poor husband was that day. My admittedly self-imposed to-do list had overwhelmed me and I needed a break. So it was that I joined my husband in the … Continue reading

Come, Sit at My Table

My husband and I have just returned from a wedding rehearsal. I don’t usually attend the good deacon’s wedding rehearsals, but this one was different. Our dear friends’ daughter will marry her beloved tomorrow and Mike will officiate. Because we’ve known Morgan’s parents since long before they discovered she was on the way, I was … Continue reading