Walking the Beach I walked the beach enjoying moments of spiritual solitude and inner peace. Rhythmic waves crashed upon the shore. The powerful ocean waves deposited shells and I began to pick them up and examine them, thinking about my life. My thoughts moved back and forth from praying to pondering all that had recentlyContinue reading “Polished Shells”
The Secret of Birds Watching birds from my kitchen window or sunroom is a pleasure. Of all creatures God has created, I believe birds exemplify some foundational truths about how we should live. In Matthew 6:25-34 and Luke 12:22-34, Jesus used birds to illustrate the foolishness of worry as He taught the disciples. Jesus toldContinue reading “Bird Lessons 101”
Make Your Days Count I daily drop a penny into a big glass jug as a visual reminder of two things: first, to thank God for the gift of the day and second, to seek God’s guidance for using each hour well. Have you ever considered how the terminology for money and time are similar?
I received some wise words in response to my first post titled Attitude Adjustment. If you’re new here or missed it, check it out for context. I shared my personal experience of getting through a bout of loneliness brought on by Stay-at-Home isolation. The Executive Director of Christ-Life Ministries, Jim Hobson, had the following response.Continue reading “Paradigm Shift”
“I lift up my eyes to you, to you who sit enthroned in heaven. …so our eyes look to the LORD our God.” Psalm 123:1, 2b Dogs are most appreciated for their unconditional love. All people have a longing for absolute, unequivocal love. We were created with that innate desire and the Lord our GodContinue reading “Dog Demonstration”