From days of old or from just yesterday. Memories of family, friends, customs, good times or hard.
“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures.” I Corinthians 15:1-4
Perhaps this is one of my favorite Bible verses: “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” ~ Ecclesiastes 3:1 It is as if we are to find something new in every thing and His divine purpose in everything. [Tweet "“To everything there is...read more
There’s not a one of us who doesn’t own a treasure trove of extraordinary memories—beautiful moments, tragic times, super satisfying experiences, painful losses. But if we stacked up all of those memories against our dull, ordinary days, guess which stack would be...read more
Time can gentle the heart’s memories till there are no hard edges or rough smudges.
Or it can chisel certain events to such razor points that the heart is afraid to get too close for fear of the cut.
Some memories are such blessings; especially those you know beyond a shadow of doubt are divine appointments, like Fairchild’s, Her Majesty’s English Tea Room in Dunlap, Illinois. Recently, I participated in just such an appointment.read more
Jesus loves His children whether they are big or small ~ His arms are open to all. I recently had the pleasure of having lunch with some people I knew years ago when I lived in a mountain community near a powerhouse. My parents had separated and we went to live with...read more
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favorite praise and worship songsread more
April Fool’s Day, 1973 On the day when traditionally pranks or jokes flourish, the teenage mother gave birth to her firstborn. She decided God must have smiled when He choose that day. Naive and gullible, the pregnancy had surprised her. The nurse walked into the...read more
What is Karma Christianity? Have you heard of it?
I have done good things, now I can do bad things, and it will balance out. Right?
After we decided to start a family, we discovered our desire to become parents had initiated us into a long journey of infertility that we would wander through for over a decade.read more