Fear No Evil…

Though I walk through the valley of darkness, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff bring me comfort. Psalm 23:4 I just received a postcard reminding me to make an appointment with my dentist. Though I don’t fear the dentist as some people do, I do admit to … Continue reading

Generosity… Practice Makes Perfect!

Last weekend, I shared that I’d gone through two boxes of photos from my childhood while looking for a picture for my sister. This encounter with my past elicited numerous memories which have filled me up ever since. I’m happy to report that each one has warmed my heart in unexpectedly amazing ways. Over the … Continue reading

Never Give Up!

God leads me in right paths… From Psalm 23:3 When I consider the state of this world, I wonder why God bothers. At times, when I consider the state of my own heart, I wonder the same. Why do you bother, Dear God? Your gifts are more numerous than the grains of sand which cover … Continue reading

Let God Get Your Attention

…God leads me beside still waters; God restores my soul. Psalm 23:2-3 The other day, I ran from the moment I woke that morning. Before finishing preparations for a meeting I’d lead that evening, I forced myself to complete my morning exercises. Afterward, I finished a bit of housecleaning and three loads of laundry. Having … Continue reading

Enthusiastic Love

Love is patient, love is kind… It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. From 1 Corinthians 13:4, 7 My husband and I recently attended a family wedding. Katie and Casey are as loving a couple as I’ve ever encountered. In their case, I know in my heart that this will be an “until … Continue reading

Gifts Everywhere!

Let rivers clap their hands, the mountains shout with them for joy before the Lord.” Psalm 98 III:7-9 The four seasons captivate me, each one with its own variety of nature’s grandeur. Spring arrives with only the slightest hints of renewed life-in-the-making. Summer brings hope-fulfilled in lush green carpets of grass and blossoms of every … Continue reading