A Little Lesson on Decorating

“Slaves must always obey their masters and do their best to please them. They must not talk back or steal, but must show themselves to be entirely trustworthy and good. Then they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive in every way.” Titus‬ ‭2:9-10‬ ‭ Really? A verse used in the past byContinue reading “A Little Lesson on Decorating”

Becoming Mary

“Mary responded, “I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.” And then the angel left her.”‭‭Luke‬ ‭1:38‬ ‭ This is Mary. Well, it’s a lily that reminds me of her. Same thing, right? Ish. This lily is beautiful. She is classy, but she doesn’t flaunt herself. Rather, she bends,Continue reading “Becoming Mary”

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”

Kneeling on Blueberries (AKA, “Doing Your Own Laundry”)

““Give the following instructions to the people of Israel: If any of the people—men or women—betray the Lord by doing wrong to another person, they are guilty. They must confess their sin and make full restitution for what they have done, adding an additional 20 percent and returning it to the person who was wronged.”‭‭Numbers‬Continue reading “Kneeling on Blueberries (AKA, “Doing Your Own Laundry”)”

When You Get Hit With a Snowball

“Accept the way God does things, for who can straighten what he has made crooked?”‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭7:13‬ ‭ Our unseasonably cool weather has produced an unseasonable outdoor activity. Snowmen!! In October! Adults may not see the delights of such an occurrence, but the littles have been ecstatic. “Did you notice, Mrs. Lowes? It’s a winter wonderlandContinue reading “When You Get Hit With a Snowball”

Dressed for Success

“Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.”‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:10‬ ‭ Ever dressed for success? Maybe you had an important job interview. Maybe you wanted to impress your boyfriend’s family. Your first day in a new job, a blind date, a special occasion – anyContinue reading “Dressed for Success”

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!”