Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe. Life has sure been throwing me some curves lately. There's been illness, job loss, and interruption of ministry and just life in general. But God has been right there with us. (I love that … Continue reading Safe in His Arms Living by Faith
I am not excited about REJOICE Always. I realize that might grate on a few people, but I am just being honest about where I am at. Now because I feel this way doesn't make me right, because I know God is asking me to rejoice even when circumstances are not how I would have … Continue reading Rejoice Always?
There they all are again! UG! I do not like grackles. They chase away all the nice birds, all the pretty birds. I stomped around my kitchen fretting about the attendees at my bird feeder. God quietly reminded me that grackles need to be fed also. Not all the birds he created are "pretty" as … Continue reading Grackles!
With the addition of Trey in our home, we have had to readjust from empty nesters to nesters. He is now mobile in his walker and makes the rounds on the Babytona circuit- from the kitchen, into the hallway, up the hallway around into the foyer, through the foyer into the dinning room, and from … Continue reading Garden of Good and Evil
Today's Sunday Lyric was originally inspired by the Five Minute Friday Prompt, COMPLETE on September 30, 2018 Building Puzzles Our family enjoys building puzzles together. In recent years, my husband has sneaked into the den to take a piece of the puzzle. We would work for weeks to finish the puzzle only to find the … Continue reading Searching for Completeness
We were halfway there. The four of us planned to lead a witness team from the college over the weekend. We rented a car and headed to West Virginia. But halfway there we had a blowout. Thankfully, there were guys on the team willing to change a tire! That done, we jumped back into the … Continue reading FMF: Refrain by Mandy
If it's one thing I know that with steal your peace, it's fear. Fear is destructive. It attacks the very foundation of your faith which is peace. Peace is productive. It quiets and stills us. It helps us focus and move about mentally, physically, and spiritually. This new virus outbreak has some seriously questionable intent. … Continue reading Fear is Infectious
Most of my better horsemanship happened as an adult. As a kid I just got on and rode, never mind the rules. Like playing the piano, it's hard to undo something when you've been "doing it that way" for a long time. When I would work with my horse Boney, I was told to always … Continue reading Ending on a Good Note- Michele Bruxvoort
A few days ago, while I was outside enjoying some quiet time, my quiet was disturbed by a woodpecker. This woodpecker was quite insistent that my rusty metal topped birdhouse needed some drilling. As my not so quiet time went on, he persistently drummed and drummed. Woodpeckers are amazing creatures. They can peck up to … Continue reading Brain Damage
by Glenae Atchison "Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in … Continue reading Living Love in a Surprising Twist