Into the Deep!

When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” Luke 5:4-5 NKJV The very things we long for, prayContinue reading “Into the Deep!”

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

“I will be a Father to you, And you shall be My sons and daughters, Says the LORD Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6:18 NKJV “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” And you, fathers, do notContinue reading “HAPPY FATHER’S DAY”

Sun or Shade?

Any gardener’s dilemma often includes where to put a favorite plant. You may have a favorite specimen but not necessarily the ideal place to plant it. I have always been fond of caladiums which thrive in shady environments. When I began my gardening endeavors, I planted about thirty or so bulbs so excited when they finallyContinue reading “Sun or Shade?”

Pest Control!

“But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,” Matthew 5:44 NKJV  I have yet to find any method of gardening that has proven to be pest free. Over the years I haveContinue reading “Pest Control!”

Peace and Joy!

 “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid,” John 14:27 NKJV Jesus came not just as our Savior, but that we may have peace now on this earth. It is amazing howContinue reading “Peace and Joy!”

P is for Praise!

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoice; and with my song will I praise Him,” Psalms 28:7 KJV  “Praise” is mentioned roughly 200 times In the KJV Bible. The book of Psalms is full of songs that praise our God. This emphasis on “praise”Continue reading “P is for Praise!”

Follow Through!

“Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made perfect?” James 2:22 NKJV  We often begin a task full of optimism and confident that God can see us through our challenges. It may be something such as starting a diet, a budget or a changing careers. However, ourContinue reading “Follow Through!”

How Do You View It?

perspective a) a specific point of view in understanding things or events b) the ability to see things in a true relationship, Webster’s Dictionary The majority of the frustration and anxiety we face is not necessarily due to an “enemy attack.” The mental chaos we sometimes experience stems from failing to view things in the proper perspective. Psalms teachContinue reading “How Do You View It?”

Work Wise…work to live or live to work?

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” Proverbs 16:3 NIV “The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.” 1 Corinthians 3:8 NIV “Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fullyContinue reading “Work Wise…work to live or live to work?”

Big Ears

“My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.” James 1:19 NIV “for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.Continue reading “Big Ears”