God, teach me lessons for living so I can stay the course. Give me insight so I can do what you tell me- my whole life one long, obedient response. (Psalm 119:33-34, The Message) As I begin to write, I had to have a conversation with my 7 year old on obedience and respect. She … More Obedience
Just before the cold, snow, and ice came our way, I was looking through some things and came across a bag of bird seed I had forgotten about. So, I go out to the storage building to get the bird feeder and set it out. Normally there is a lot of traffic around this feeder … More He cares…. seek Him with all your heart!
I loved living in the desert. I miss the wide open spaces with blue sky all around. While reading in Psalm 119, I was reminded of this beautiful land that I miss. and I shall walk in a wide place, for I have sought your precepts. Psalm 119:45. The Psalmist loved the Law of the … More Walking in wide open spaces
When I read this verse today I heard George Michael sing, “Faith.” If you are familiar with the song now it’s stuck in your head too. Sorry about that. 🙂 Faith. Hearing and responding in faith, at times, can be a very difficult thing to do. Especially when one is living in long season of … More The Promise…. waiting.
It has been a mild Winter here this year. As for cycling, I had gotten off to a great year of getting miles in. In fact, my best January ever. We had a hint of Spring most of the year. Then it hit… a COLD snap that I wasn’t expecting nor desiring. It had felt … More Changing of the Season
The past several months have been some of the best months I have experienced in a long time. Why? Read on… Over the past couple of years (and maybe more), I have struggled to see where God is, where I am in God, and where it is I belong. I have sought the Lord. I … More Encouraging faith around the toilet
When you step back to take a look at your life, what do you see? How do you evaluate your place or position? What tool do you use to measure in order to see if you are where you need to be or want to be in life? There are many voices and tools “out … More Finish the race
Last Sunday I sat on the deck early for prayer and coffee. I began to read over one of the passages I was going to use in the message I was speaking at church. As I read, Matthew 6:25-34, I could hear all of the birds in the trees throughout my backyard. The incredible sound began to … More His blessings are beautiful…
I haven’t asked the question in awhile: How are you doing with your Read through the Bible for 2009? Are you on task with your goal for the year? Have you begun to develop a healthy habit in reading the Bible? I hope so! The past several weeks have been tough for me. My routine … More Who is your god?
Join me in reading the Bible through in 2009!