CONFIDENCE IN CHANGE

“….I will never leave you nor forsake you.”  Joshua 1:5 KJV I am one of those folks who doesn’t embrace “change” very easily…just ask my co-workers.  My supervisor learned many years ago to slowly ease changes in my direction rather than giving me the full force effect all at once. ...

Read More

Love Learning; Learn Loving

“…let the wise listen and add to their learning.”  Proverbs 1:5 (NIV) I am a “reader” — I love to read books, newspapers, and magazines (my college degree is in Library Science, if that tells you anything).  I prefer to read biographical books….and if it is also historical, that...

Read More

January: The Peace of Winter

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way.  The Lord be with all of you.”  2 Thessalonians 3:16 (NIV) In her book, Simple Abundance, author Sarah Breathnach had this to say about January: “January, the month of new beginnings and...

Read More

The Joys of Christmas

  “Joy to the world; the Lord is come…” My friend and co-worker, Kathy, has the most fabulous last name:  “Joy.”  I must admit that I am rather envious; it has such a happy sound—“Mrs. Joy”…about as happy a sound as “Mrs. Claus” or “Mrs. Elf.”  On the down side,...

Read More

Dreaming With My Eyes Wide Open

“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some that face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.”    Douglas Everett “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”     C.S. Lewis While we...

Read More

Sand, Seashells, and Stones

“It is useless for you to work so hard from early morning until late at night, anxiously working for food to eat; for God gives rest to his loved ones.”   Psalm 127: 2 (NLT) School is dismissed for the summer in most areas of the country, and families are...

Read More

Flower Power! Women and Wild Roses

Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised.  Proverbs 31:30 (NLT) If I had to choose only one flower to represent women, it would be the rose.  Long considered the symbol for beauty, the rose offers us a...

Read More

Fruits of the Spirit

“On the other hand the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control; no law can touch such things as these.” Galatians 5:22-23. New Jerusalem Bible

Read More

Proverbs and Wisdom

Blessed are those who have discovered wisdom, those who have acquired understanding! Gaining her is more rewarding than silver, her yield is more valuable than gold. She is beyond the price of pearls, nothing you could covet is her equal. In her right hand, is length of days, In her left...

Read More