Have you ever seen a little girl sitting in her father’s lap while he read to her, told her a story, or simply talked to her; the child gazing up at her father, watching his lips move, seeing his eyes sparkling with love for her, his countenance beaming at the marvel of her; on the child’s face, an expression of wonder and delight? Read the rest of this entry »
Do any of you know how much fun it is being me? I mean, I don’t want to sound like I’m boasting, but I love being me. I’m a chunk of coal, a blemished vessel, a box of rocks, you name it; I’m nothing special, but I like who, what, and where I am. And the thing I like best? It’s getting better all the time! Read the rest of this entry »
The wind roared as black clouds raced in, and we ran—your hand holding tight to mine—toward the shelter door in the backyard. I was not afraid, because I was with you, and that is all that matters. Read the rest of this entry »
As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, we are to clothe ourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
We should also bear in mind that He chose us, we did not choose Him. What we did, is accept His call, and when we did He began to fill us with His love, thereby allowing us to clothe ourselves in His godly raiment. Read the rest of this entry »
I am convinced that if we will slow down, stop chasing our tails, and focus on God and all the good things that surround us, we will be able to enjoy our lives more fully. We see things God has done, we experience his love and favor, and hardly break stride as we hurry through our busy day. Too often, we take the remarkable things He does for granted. Read the rest of this entry »
Our society has evolved into something we could not have imagined when we were teenagers. It is staggering what technology has brought to our lives, but it is also alarming to see how we’ve become so dependent on gadgets and gizmos. Read the rest of this entry »