Faith

I’m Moving This Blog ~ Here’s How to Find It

First a Thank You I want to say thank you to those of you who’ve read and commented through the years. You’re a generous group and I’ve loved our interactions. I’ve learned so much about such a variety of topics from what you’ve shared on your blogs. Everything from Bible truth to recipes to the…

Imagine Your Kids as Grownups

Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built. James Dobson Begin With the End in Mind This is advice I swiped from a book on blogging, but it…

Opening Up the Best Known Verse in the Bible

    For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16 The following diagram of John 3:16 was shared by James Montgomery Boice in a devotional called How Great Thou Art. It gives perspective to the simple…

At 70 John Piper Doubles Down

This is a lazy Saturday morning!   Saturday’s are different if you’re retired. You don’t have to cram errands and household chores into a few hours of your free time.  You can go to the cleaners at 2:22 PM on Tuesday or hit Trader Joe’s Thursday at 3:07 PM before the moms arrive with kids…

Are We Getting the Message?

Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. Malcolm Muggeridge When God speaks Sometimes when you sense a special moment you gotta stop and get out of the car! Driving home one late afternoon I saw a huge gathering of…

Why You Need To Live Slowly

  We all have the same 24 hours in every single day. At the heart of that statement is our universal fear of failure and our constant tendency to measure ourselves against others. Every productivity book I’ve read reminds me about those 24 hours we all share in common.And I’ve let it drive me not…

My NYR List For A Better 2016!

Is it possible you can make 2016 a better year by creating a list of New Year’s Resolutions?   I don’t know, but I’m gonna try. Whether you see it as motivation, inspiration, or an exercise in futility—The New Year’s Resolutions List has made its annual appearance here there and everywhere.  That’s a Beatles reference…

Lessons From A Child On Sharing Your Faith

We all have flaws.  His was that he was a leper. But this story isn’t about him, it’s about her. About a little girl child, part of the spoils of war, who without hostility or bitterness, without meanness or vengeful spite wanted to see him healed. How does a child, abducted from her family and…

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