God can select the most unlikely people to do his good works. I am always fascinated by Saul (Paul) in the bible. Saul was a Pharisee. A Pharisee is defined as a member of an ancient Jewish sect, distinguished by strict observance of the traditional and written law. Saul was persecuting Christians. Why? It seems… Continue reading God Wants Our Hearts
This morning it is raining in Virginia. It started raining last night, as the sky rumbled and growled. Hurricane Isaias is making its way down the coast. Surrounding areas are getting high winds, flooding and tornados. 2020 has been a doozy. Do you wonder when the Coronavirus Pandemic will end? When will we go back… Continue reading Trust in God’s Timing
Happy Monday Morning! School has been closed for almost 3 weeks. Our breakfast room is surrounded by windows. There is a robin that keeps banging against our windows. At first, we thought that he wanted food. It happened so often, that we did some research on the robin's behavior. It turns out that male robins… Continue reading I Have Hope In God
Good morning. This morning I was encouraged at the bus stop. There is one child who does not care what anyone thinks about him. He has a good heart, and he is a good friend. He will belt out a song while walking, living in the moment. It makes me smile. Wouldn't it be great… Continue reading How Does God See Us?
Do you ever look at other Christians and think wow, they are so perfect, how could I be like that? Or, on the other side, do you look at other Christians and think wow, I can't believe all the things wrong with them, how can they call themselves Christians? I am probably in the latter… Continue reading Only One Standard Matters
Have you ever wondered what work you are called to do? I often wonder if I am listening to the Lord and doing his work or trying to do my own thing. When I am listening to the Lord, I have to slow down, pray and wait and move forward taking steps, not sure where… Continue reading Trusting God with the Outcome
I have been reading the bible each morning. It so easy to find an excuse not to read the bible or not to exercise, and I am guilty on both counts. After I battle all the excuses, and exercise, I feel great for the rest of the day. I have more energy and a positive… Continue reading Pray Your Worries Away
People love to hear a shocking new scandal. A scandal will catch the attention of friends and neighbors and gossip will be shared pondering what could have possibly happened. It is hard to surprise anyone, with the incessant social media posts, tweets and photos. It seems like we always hear about the bad, shocking news… Continue reading Shock Value