Embrace God’s Peace

My husband and I recently flew to Las Vegas for a few days. Our good friend had acquired some free rooms and he invited us to make use of one of them. Since we both felt the need to get away, we pondered this offer. When we were able to find inexpensive flights for the … Continue reading

A Matter of Time

Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you for so long a time and you still do not know me, Philip?” From John 14:9 I shouldn’t have taken the comment to heart, but I did. My friend, who was under some serious duress himself, noted that others in our company joined him in questioning … Continue reading

God’s Greenery

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his mercy endures forever. From Psalm 118:1-2 It is Arbor Day, a very special day for my husband who sports a truly capable green thumb. Mike takes an immediate liking to all plants great and small. Today, I must share Mike’s decades-long relationships with two … Continue reading

Let Them Hear

“My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me.” John 10:27 I’ve been working hard not to do so. Still, I admit to giving in to a bit of discouragement here an there. Many people with far greater concerns suffer far more than I. Still, I cannot seem to shake the feeling … Continue reading

Spirit Made Me Do It!

“…the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send in my name–he will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.” John 14:26 A reasonably new radio station prides itself in playing vintage music from the 60s and 70s. This station is an offshoot of a television station which reruns programs from … Continue reading

Inspiring Souls

“…whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these…” From John 14:12 A recent discussion regarding confirmation names included references to Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Catholics often choose the name of a saint or someone whom they greatly respect for this purpose. The most interesting aspect … Continue reading