Monthly Archives: January 2012

Springtime’s a Comin’

A few days ago I peered outside to watch it rain. I was thinking how dreadful everything seemed to be right then. The trees held no signs of life; grass in the front yard was brown—lifelessness was all about. The wind … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Prize

The crisp spring air was punctuated by the sounds of laughter and children’s voices.  It was field day at the Elementary school and the playground swarmed with kids eager to be free from the burden of the classroom. Across the … Continue reading

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Homecoming Day!

The advent of Facebook has opened up a whole new world for people who are homebound or mostly-homebound. Where once we were faced with, sometimes, whole weeks that we didn’t talk to most of our friends and family because of … Continue reading

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Adopted

Romans 8:14-15 says: For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom … Continue reading

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What Does God See in Us?

                    We are the crown of God’s creation – “It was very good”, God said in Genesis 1:31. God created people to have a relationship to Him. Man and woman were the last to be created, and God gave us … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t Take Nothin’ for My Journey

We don’t know much about his life, but we know he was a thief. He was sentenced to be crucified along with two others who were considered to be like him in some way. As he hung there, he realized … Continue reading

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Obedience to Authority

Romans 13:1   Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities for there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. Christians are to give absolute obedience to civil power. At the time … Continue reading

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Filthy Rags

Roaches scurried up and down the walls and all over the floor as I stepped inside the ramshackle house.  Fighting the urge to turn and run, I crossed the room determined to do my job.   I was there to visit a … Continue reading

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Depression

For the Christian, depression is more than just a time of sadness. It’s also a time when guilt encompasses us because we feel we’re acting ungratefully toward the Father and forgetting all the blessings in our life. Sadly; we also … Continue reading

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Drop the Baggage

             We live in a very stressful time. People are losing their job. People are back biting and doing everything the world says is right to do. People are worried about the next paycheck. People are worried about meeting their … Continue reading

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