Monthly Archives: August 2015

After “The Calm”

I don’t ever want to fall into the trap again, of trying to please others, even in the Body of Christ.  I don’t want to ever try to earn the love and favor of God, like I used to, because … Continue reading

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Prayer and Praise

Psalm 121 A Song of Ascents.  I will lift up my eyes to the mountains; From where shall my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. Father, forgive me when exhaust every human effort … Continue reading

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Be “The Wonderful”

Okay, so many of you have not seen my two older children, well here they are.  It’s an older picture of all three, but there you have it.  The Wonderful people I get to spend my life with.  Here is … Continue reading

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Tears

Tears by: Carole L. Haines Tears are the water that softens the soil into which God plants His Seed And tears are salty for they add flavor to everything they touch Tears dry our skin, as they drip down so … Continue reading

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First things First

  21 This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. 22 The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.  23 They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. 24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,  “Therefore … Continue reading

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God’s Consolation Prize

17 If the Lord had not been my help, My soul would soon have dwelt in the abode of silence. 18 If I should say, “My foot has slipped,” Your lovingkindness, O Lord, will hold me up. 19 When my anxious thoughts multiply … Continue reading

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Roots strong enough to break a Rock Wall

Photo by: Cody J. Haines I was fascinated by the tree in this picture.  Bruce, Cody and I were engaged in one of our Usual Pursuits, exploring places we have never seen before.  We do this a lot.  We just … Continue reading

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