The other day a friend came over. One we hadn’t seen in awhile, and Timothy got really excited as he usually does when someone comes to visit. (The same son who used to hide behind my legs or press …
They will see the glory of the Lord,
the splendor of our God.
3 Strengthen the weak hands,
steady the shaking knees!
4 Say to the cowardly:
“Be strong; do not fear!
Here is your God; vengeance is coming.
God’s retribution is coming; He will save you.”
5 This is what God, Yahweh, says—
who created the heavens and stretched them out,
who spread out the earth and what comes from it,
who gives breath to the people on it
and life to those who walk on it—
6 “I, Yahweh, …
I sit here this morning from my kitchen table, watching the trees sway with the welcome breeze, eating my cinnamon-sugar toast, thanking God for every new mercy He is handing me today, and trying not to smudge too much butter …
Ann Voskamp once said, and maybe she was quoting someone else…”Live a life worth writing about.”
I sat down and read the whole of Ecclesiastes this morning, which doesn’t really lend encouragement to writing, living, or much else. You know, “all …
Well, Spring-ish weather may finally be upon us here in Colorado…maybe. I pray the same can stay true of my spirit! People ask me how I’m feeling, and for a stretch of a good three weeks I have been …
Do The Next Thing
From an old English parsonage, down by the sea
There came in the twilight a message to me;
Its quaint Saxon legend, deeply engraven,
Hath, as it seems to me, teaching from Heaven.
And on through the hours the quiet words …