My garden isn’t looking so green these days. The dead of winter has left it a mere remnant of its former self. The frigid temperatures experienced here last month, the lowest in twenty years, didn’t help either. Even my typically hardy pansies succumbed to the frigid temperatures. Just when I thought I needed to dump… Continue reading New Hope
And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us, And establish the work of our hands for us; Yes, establish the work of our hands. Psalm 90:17 NKJV Take a little time to enjoy the view. Even when we are out on that limb, the Glory of God is still ever… Continue reading Beauty…
As I read this morning the word hope jumped out at me. It has haunted me lately in the words I hear and things I read. I consider myself a rather positive person, trying to see the best in people and situations. I’ve learned to trust and realize that God often uses the worst situations to bring out… Continue reading Hopeful?
Click here Devotions by Chris to receive today’s dose of encouragement. Devotions by Chris is one of the very first blogs I read and followed when I began my blog last year. Chris is on vacation this week so he asked a few us us to help him out. Chris has an awesome testimony and a… Continue reading Need Hope?
“And He arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.” Mark 4:37 KJV Trials and tribulations come with life, that’s just part of living. Various circumstances, disappointments and downright disasters can move in on us when we least expect… Continue reading Storm Watch!
Like many people, I’ve a few areas in my life that are a bit…dry. One in particular is quite crispy. Crisss-pee! My “situation” soured and then died years ago, yet for one reason or another the last nail was never placed in its coffin. I was illegally “wronged,” tried to muddle through, then eventually gave “it”… Continue reading Look for Your Cloud!
“I am the true vine and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away, and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit,” John 15:1-2 NKJV Jesus’ teaching about the vine and the branches is one of the most readily quoted. “I am… Continue reading Pruning!
“The LORD upholds all who fall, And raises up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look expectantly to You, And You give them their food in due season. You open Your hand And satisfy the desire of every living thing.” Psalm 145:14-16 NKJV “For he who sows to his flesh will of… Continue reading Due Season
This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the LORD’S mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To… Continue reading New Every Morning!
“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to [His] purpose,” Romans 8:28 NKJV I was walking toward the front of my house this morning when this visitor caught me by surprise. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t doubt there are… Continue reading Everything Has a Purpose!