Welcome 2023! Anyone ready for a brand-spanking new year? Hands up all over the room! Both of my arms are up and waving in a clean and clear new year. 2023…I have no resolutions. I have no grand plans. What I do have? A Godly Hope that we will live a year of kindness, kingdom,… [Read More]
Word of the Year Do you participate in a word of the year? Do you select it or do you let a word pick you! I am of the latter discipline. It’s a Holy Spirit thing. It is usual for a word or principle to start showing up in my readings around December 1. I… [Read More]
One Word 2021
One Word 2021 I’ve been doing this for years and I like the focus. Rarely do I choose the word, it usually chooses me. About three weeks ago during my personal time in the morning, STEADFAST jumped out at me. Two or three days later, SEEK jumped in my face. Both words are excellent, aren’t… [Read More]
One Word 2018- Update!
Let us not become weary in doing the right thing because at the appointed time we will reap a harvest if we don’t give up. Galatians 6.9 (SMS translation) It’s no secret that we just sold our mountain/country home of 30 years – a home and acreage, which provided shelter and a safe place for… [Read More]
When God Changes Your Mind
19. Nineteen. I did a Google search. And found [the most relevant] 19 incidents in the Bible. 19. That seemed like a lot to me AND it gives me great hope. Listen… Exodus 32.14 So the LORD changed His mind about the harm which He said He would do to His people. Amos 7.6 The… [Read More]
Five Minute Friday: TRY
Okay, so what is it in the summer that closes my eyes at 9 p.m. Is it summertime or over-sixty-syndrome!!! But I do get up early – so that counts, right? Yesterday morning it was 3 a.m. Today I slept in…5 a.m. Five is the magic number on Friday’s because it’s FIVE MINUTE FRIDAY with… [Read More]
a little wonder to start the week!
My sweet friend, Alice, has been hanging out in the Old Testament book of Daniel for a long time and as soon as she heard about my “oneword-2015” she emailed me the scripture in the illustration below. It is actually a quote from king Nebuchadnezzar, you know the one…the king that called for the fiery-furnace extinguishing… [Read More]
wonder – confirmed!
There was no debating that WONDER was my oneword2015 – yet confirmation is always welcome! I am reading Brennan Manning’s Souvenirs of Solitude and chapter 4 nailed it! St. Augustine in his commentary on Psalm 148, “God is made manifest by the heavens and the earth,” asked, “Does God proclaim Himself in these wonders?” And… [Read More]