A Blessing in Disguise

It was a very windy day, and I had a lot of small branches and twigs in piles in different parts of the garden. I had pruned lots of bushes and it was time to gather up all the cuttings. I decided to use my barrow to transport those branches to a corner of the garden....

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Getting Older

"So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day."(2 Corinthians 4:16 ESV) "The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair." (Proverbs 20:29 ESV) I was watching a...

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One Ornery Puppy

"Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him." (James 1:12 ESV)It was a cold, Winter’s day. Even with clear skies and the sun shining down the...

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A Bag of Groceries

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:16 NIV)“Five carts deep again,” I groaned. I was back at the grocery store again trying to pick up another week’s worth of groceries...

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Happy New Year!

"And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:19 NKJ)"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord shine his face upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his counteance upon you and give you peace."...

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Glorious Hard Times

"All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely." (1 Corinthians 13:12b NLT)"So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord. Remember the great reward it brings you! Patient...

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