Hold Your Head High

“But you, O Lord, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high.” Psalms‬ ‭3:3‬ ‭ Most columbines hold their heads up, seeking the sun. Not these beauties. For some reason, they – droop. Don’t get me wrong. They are gorgeous. They are unique. They definitely draw theContinue reading “Hold Your Head High”

In Blows the Blizzard

““He directs the snow to fall on the earth and tells the rain to pour down.”‭‭Job‬ ‭37:6‬ ‭ I’ve double checked and triple checked the forecast. It still says snow. And lots of it. Enough to qualify for a winter storm warning from Environment Canada. High winds and plenty of the white stuff mean lowContinue reading “In Blows the Blizzard”

It’s All Over. Or Is It?

“But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead.” Ephesians‬ ‭2:4-5‬ ‭ That’s it, folks. That frost last night was a real killer. We had a good long run. ThereContinue reading “It’s All Over. Or Is It?”

It’s All in the Attitude

“Give thanks to the God of heaven. His faithful love endures forever.” Psalms‬ ‭136:26‬ ‭ I couldn’t help it. I giggled. Out loud. (You would have, too. Don’t judge me.) I was showing my littles the schedule for the day. I had announced our PE class, and was moving on to the other planned activities.Continue reading “It’s All in the Attitude”

One Sweet Ride

“…You lay out the rafters of your home in the rain clouds. You make the clouds your chariot; you ride upon the wings of the wind.” Psalms‬ ‭104:3‬ ‭ A few years ago, my husband had a midlife crisis. And I benefited in some unusual ways. But to properly set up the story, I needContinue reading “One Sweet Ride”

One Sweet Ride

“…You lay out the rafters of your home in the rain clouds. You make the clouds your chariot; you ride upon the wings of the wind.” Psalms‬ ‭104:3‬ ‭ A few years ago, my husband had a midlife crisis. And I benefited in some unusual ways. But to properly set up the story, I needContinue reading “One Sweet Ride”

What a Zoo!

“Then God said, “Let the earth produce every sort of animal, each producing offspring of the same kind—livestock, small animals that scurry along the ground, and wild animals.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:24‬ ‭‬‬ It sounds so glib. So easy. But we have tons of trouble cloning a critter, let alone creating one. DesigningContinue reading “What a Zoo!”

The Blessing

“Then God said, “Let the waters swarm with fish and other life. Let the skies be filled with birds of every kind.”” And a few verses later: “Then God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply. Let the fish fill the seas, and let the birds multiply on the earth.””‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:220, 22 The mighty, rollingContinue reading “The Blessing”

Let There Be Light!

“Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:3‬ ‭ In the beginning, before time was, before earth stirred her breezes, before the sea could roar, there was God. He was complete. He did not ‘need’. He never had a lack. He had scores of angelic beings to wait on Him. AndContinue reading “Let There Be Light!”

A Lesson in Diversity

“Then God said, “Let the land sprout with vegetation—every sort of seed-bearing plant, and trees that grow seed-bearing fruit. These seeds will then produce the kinds of plants and trees from which they came.” And that is what happened.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭ Now THAT is a green thumb… Imagine. “Let there be petunias!” Bamboo. Oaks andContinue reading “A Lesson in Diversity”