Caught in a Trap

“…for the Lord is your security. He will keep your foot from being caught in a trap.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭3:26‬ ‭ That was odd. I mean, I’ve never had THAT happen before. I was leaving the house to go to work. Normal, so far. I pulled the door shut behind me. Ditto. How many times have IContinue reading “Caught in a Trap”

Frozen Over

“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭5:3‬ ‭ It froze last night. The ‘annual’ plants (those that live out their entire life cycle in one year) are toast. But the perennials – they can handle a little frost with a muchContinue reading “Frozen Over”

Copy Caper

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭12:2‬ ‭ Drat. I did it again. I just flipped the light switch, evenContinue reading “Copy Caper”

Monkeys Do

“With all these things in mind, dear brothers and sisters, stand firm and keep a strong grip on the teaching we passed on to you both in person and by letter.”‭‭2 Thessalonians‬ ‭2:15‬ ‭ “Look at me! Look at me! Teacher, look what I can do!” First one and then another zip across the monkeyContinue reading “Monkeys Do”

It’s Not Fair!

“Let the sea and everything in it shout his praise! Let the earth and all living things join in. Let the rivers clap their hands in glee! Let the hills sing out their songs of joy before the Lord, for he is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with justice, andContinue reading “It’s Not Fair!”

Tough Stuff

“Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered.”‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭5:8‬ ‭ I personally hate suffering. I’d like to custom order a Life filled with blessings and sunshine, a Life characterized by ease and rainbows and ice cream in the shade (without lactose intolerance), thank you very much. But this isContinue reading “Tough Stuff”

Tired Out

“God is awesome in his sanctuary. The God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭68:35‬ ‭ Do you get tired? Do you ever feel like giving up? Of course you do. We’ve all been there. If this is where you’re at right now, this day, then this verseContinue reading “Tired Out”