As I face a cancer diagnosis, the Lord sustains me with His wraparound presence. So much solace can be found in the Psalms.
This is Advent Week Five. The focus is on LOVE. Love came down in the form of a BABE. God gave His only Son to us. The Incarnation. Love at its highest. Love at its highest. By reading through God’s Word we can know more and more about this love. And we also learn how… Continue reading Advent Week Four – Love
Living in Time Today – a Poem Living in Time Today Want, desire The need for more and more. Stop. Trying to keep up and Striving Hurts the soul. What is time? This moment is The time to live. Look around you Count the gifts Record them. God says to Seek Him first. Then look… Continue reading Living in Time Today
From the Beginning to End – an Abecedarian Poem After reading my scriptures for the morning, God inspired me to write this abecedarian poem. Starting from the beginning with “a” and running to the end with “z”. The scriptures were: Psalm 119:97-104, Numbers 11:1-9, Romans 16:17-20. From the Beginning to End After the Beginning of… Continue reading From the Beginning to End
How Do You Handle Stress? Stress had grabbed my entire body. Recently I realized I had been making my days to be full with no time to just sit and breathe. I would either be on the computer, painting, doing woodworking, making meals, seeing shows, dancing, going for walks or at the gym. S I… Continue reading Stress? 9 Simple Ways To Reduce It
The Right Place A poem of reflection, “Look at the Right Place”, after these morning’s scriptures – Psalm 121; Exodus 12:29-42; Romans 13:1-7 Look at the Right Place Should it be “To thine own self be true” Or “Let him deny himself”? As we look to God And His Word We see how we need… Continue reading Can You Look at the Right Place to Live your Life?
A new poem about change. The Winds of Change Already to change because God has chosen this as the time to do radical revision to everything I do Find my true purpose God will show me how to go forth I will keep close – not jumping ahead of Him
Why in the World is human trafficking going on? My heart is broken. Every time I hear about someone who has been captured and put into slavery or someone abused I get upset. Human trafficking has got to stop. What can we do? A few years ago I felt compelled to advocate against human trafficking.… Continue reading How Can We Stop Human Trafficking?
Thursday Thoughts – An interesting start to the day The other day I downloaded a new app called #First5. Right now they are going through the book of Genesis. This week I have enjoyed 5 minutes each morning reading and thinking and writing in my journal. This app was created by Proverbs 31 Ministries and… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts – An interesting start to the day
Learn a SIMPLE way to study the Bible I realize that it isn’t easy to study the Bible without a formal group study. Trying to study it by yourself can be frustrating at times. I have tried many different methods. Here are three: Precept Ministries (Using lines, squares, triangles – and good thinking skills you can… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – Learn a SIMPLE way to study the Bible