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
As I was starting to write this blog, our Internet service went out. Completely. My husband spent over an hour on the phone with the company, while I wandered around grumpily, thinking of emails unanswered and blogs not written.
So I treated myself to a mug of creamy, hot coffee ...
Working on a kitchen staff is not my dream job. Firstly, I don’t like kitchen stuff and secondly, I wasn’t trained for it. But 20 years ago when I received Jesus and joined a Bible class, my mentor told me we had ...read more