[My sheep know my voice] A Short Story Yesterday morning was a typical morning. I woke up, grabbed my tablet, and got cracking on one of my blog pieces! I was thoroughly enjoying it too. However, my thoughts are many, so I was editing to reduce my work in length. By the time I was … Continue reading Spring Beak!
[To strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him] In Part 1 of this 3 part series I simplified the message that Jesus drove home to His Disciples: distressing things would occur, but they would have peace in Him. Jesus opening words to His disciples regarding what was about to happen were these: "In a … Continue reading The Backseat Flyer – Part 2
[Let not your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid] I don't fly--not well on my own anyways. (This is going to start off with a good dose of metaphor. I do love metaphor!) There were times over the last 16 months when I wasn't letting the Pilot do the piloting. Instead, I’d look … Continue reading The Backseat Flyer – Part 1
[Watch and pray] This morning, as I sat and meditated on the words that I'd just read in Exodus, some familiar words that Jesus spoke to His disciples came to my mind: "Watch and pray so you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak" (Matthew 26:41) Here, Jesus … Continue reading Slowly but Surely
[We had great burdens there...] From the moment I learned that an Ebenezer stone was a stone that signifies God's help (1 Samuel 7:12 ), I was intrigued by the concept of using stones as a reminder. I wanted one! I wanted my very own Ebenezer stone! Maybe it's a bit quirky, but it inspired … Continue reading So That We’d Trust In God
[You are more valuable to Him] As I closed the gate behind me, I stopped to look up at the big oak tree to the side of our vehicle; it was late fall at the time, so it's branches were bare, revealing these sweet little birds. 'Wow, He even cares for all of these … Continue reading A Hair Peace
[So don't be too good or wise!] I can't be the only one grappling with the pangs of growth. Recently I was reading how the Bald Eagle has to go through some awkward patterns of plumage growth before it's bright white head of feathers grows in fully. I’ve felt that way myself-- just awkward. … Continue reading Grappling with Growing Pangs