Wait For It…

“But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary,They shall walk and not faint”  Isaiah 40:31 NKJV As I was in the yard today, a beautiful hawk flew overhead. The first time it flew over me I was in suchContinue reading “Wait For It…”

Dead Wood, New Life!

It dawned on me just recently why I love spring so much. I certainly enjoy the beauty of flowers and fresh green leaves. Warmer temperatures are also a plus. Yet, since I’ve learned to make gardening less of a chore and more of a joy, it is the promise for new life that makes me appreciate springContinue reading “Dead Wood, New Life!”

Don’t Wait Too Late…

Today, I finally had a chance to transplant a magnolia tree from my mother’s yard in Florida to my home in Georgia. The only thing standing in the way was a ten year old hydrangea never did thrive. I figure, pull the hydrangea out, plop the magnolia in. Simple as that! Well, it wasn’t quiteContinue reading “Don’t Wait Too Late…”

What’s the Good Word?

“This is my comfort in my affliction, For Your word has given me life,” Psalm 119:50 NKJV  God’s Word resurrects us. It combats fear and despair. His Word provides hope for tomorrow. It fuels our faith. The Word of God is our defense against the cruelties of this world. It allows us to endure. We can exist without God’sContinue reading “What’s the Good Word?”

Fight for It!

I enjoy watching birds, especially in the mornings while I eat breakfast. There is one red cardinal in particular who always escapes my camera. There is a wide array of wrens, thrashers and finches. The robins are new this year. I even think starlings have nested on my roof. All in all, my yard birdsContinue reading “Fight for It!”

He Lives!

Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.  And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door,[ and sat on it.  HisContinue reading “He Lives!”

Blessed…

Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers,  but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day and night.  That person is like a tree planted byContinue reading “Blessed…”

Give It Up!

Give up self-sufficiency Give in to Christ and be set free God knows our faults, yet loves us still Our hurts and pains are His to heal   Give up your sorrows, give up your fears Look back no more on your lost years Give up dwelling on past mistakes Enjoy life! Give yourself aContinue reading “Give It Up!”

Stress Test!

Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.  But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. 1 Peter 4:12-13 NIV The refining potContinue reading “Stress Test!”

Welcome Spring!

It is now officially Spring! Flowers have gradually begun to bloom, birds are singing with a renewed fervor and all manner of critters in my corner of the world are rejoicing. The activity of the three Bs (birds, bees and butterflies) finally caught up with the calendar. This week I was fortunate to enjoy theirContinue reading “Welcome Spring!”