Faithful

“If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, for he cannot deny who he is.”‭‭2 Timothy‬ ‭2:13‬ ‭ November. It has just arrived, like clockwork. Autumn with its shortened day length, dramatic foliage, and cooler temperatures, makes way for yet another change in the seasonal calendar – winter. Soon, daytime temperatures will fall below the freezingContinue reading “Faithful”

Double Portion

“Instead of shame and dishonor, you will enjoy a double share of honor. You will possess a double portion of prosperity in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.”‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭61:7‬ ‭ Twins are pretty special. I mean, two babies developing in a womb at the same time? A double blessing. Just like these daylilies.Continue reading “Double Portion”

One Thing

“Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralyzed man, “My child, your sins are forgiven.””‭‭Mark‬ ‭2:5‬ ‭ See these lovely yellow flowers? These are called ‘evening primroses’. I’ve never grown them before, so I needed to spend some quality time researching them. What light conditions do they like? What kind of soil? How close canContinue reading “One Thing”

Because He Can

“You blind Pharisee! First wash the inside of the cup and the dish, and then the outside will become clean, too.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭23:26‬ ‭ It’s canning season. Here is my canner, in the dry grass under a tree. Why, you ask? Let me tell you a story… All over the country, folks who like to gatherContinue reading “Because He Can”

What’s Under the Lid?

“Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭51:10‬ ‭ I should have known better, I really should. I’ve been around the block a time or two, after all. It almost made me retch. For real. Let me set the stage for you. I don’t do dishes every day.Continue reading “What’s Under the Lid?”

Disposal Service

““Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sins are put out of sight. Yes, what joy for those whose record the Lord has cleared of sin.””‭‭Romans‬ ‭4:7-8‬ ‭ See the flowers in this photo? The blue ones, the tall spikes to the right. Those are delphiniums. I have a rather love/hate relationshipContinue reading “Disposal Service”