I look at all of those worry notes in the margins of my Bible that I wrote about in today's meditation: children, health issues, finances, fear of travel. Beside each concern I also have written the date. Keeping track of answered prayers has made me more aware of God's hand ...read more
I continued to be a volunteer scripture teacher for two years after the time I wrote about in my meditation. I wrote about a child who seemed uninterested in class and, amazingly, came to know God. However, the next year having an ...read more
Habakkuk 2:1-3 is a passage that has come to mean much to me over my 39 years as a believer. I know God has a special calling for my life, and I find myself “stationed on the rampart,” as Habakkuk says, of that calling. I feel like I'm standing at ...read more
Sometimes in the seasons of life there are times we feel inadequate, nonproductive, and like we are not fulfilling any useful purpose. We may struggle with health issues or financial worries or concerns about friends or family members. After I retired from ...read more
Many of us have a “bucket list.” It’s that collection of experiences yet to be undertaken that promise to put more life into the life we have left to live. I am happy to report that my bucket list is now a ...read more
Have you ever noticed how your first thoughts in the morning set the tone for your day?
Often we carry those first thoughts into the rest of our day, so I desperately need God to renew my mind every morning. When my ...
As my meditation indicates, I have given up some activities at the age of 86. Nevertheless, I still lead an active life at the retirement home where I live in Bradenton, Florida. Once a week I go to play at a nine-hole ...read more