What’s Eating You?

“…and we have a priceless inheritance—an inheritance that is kept in heaven for you, pure and undefiled, beyond the reach of change and decay.”‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭1:4‬ ‭ Behold, the glorious Hemipholiota populnea. The what now? I hear your confusion. Let me help you out. The hemipholiota populnea. You know. The mushroomy thingie growing in thisContinue reading “What’s Eating You?”

A Page out of the Seeker’s Handbook

“Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭119:2‬ ‭ I’m always on the lookout for classic old books. If I’m travelling, I look for a used bookstore. Then I find the classic novels section, and scan for a particular shade of burgundy leather. If I find thatContinue reading “A Page out of the Seeker’s Handbook”

Bud Break

“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!”‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭5:17‬ ‭ Today’s the day! *drum roll, please* It’s – BUD BREAK DAY! It’s a thing. It really is. Every spring, I wait for it with a longing that seems toContinue reading “Bud Break”

The Rules of Hide and Seek

“For you are my hiding place; you protect me from trouble. You surround me with songs of victory. ”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭32:7‬ ‭ Ready or not, here I come! I’m sure we’ve all experienced the thrill of a good old fashioned round of ‘Hide and Seek’. The Seeker counts loudly while giggles erupt and curtains swish andContinue reading “The Rules of Hide and Seek”

Crushing It

“In your strength I can crush an army; with my God I can scale any wall.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭18:29‬ ‭ If you tuned in today for some advice in the area of military techniques, you are going to be sorely disappointed. No military prowess here. And that’s a good thing!! I’m not a bad shot with aContinue reading “Crushing It”

The Recognition Factor

“O nations of the world, recognize the Lord; recognize that the Lord is glorious and strong.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭96:7‬ ‭ I was talking to a parent of one of my littles yesterday and we recognized a wild reality. Because I’ve only ever seen her in a mask, and she me, we didn’t think we’d be able toContinue reading “The Recognition Factor”

The Shelter Belt

“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭91:1‬ Those winds, though. Winds of change, swirling and moaning, sighing and wailing, whipping around house corners and snatching at shingles in their desire to toss a cold bucket of water over any sense of calmContinue reading “The Shelter Belt”

Sit in the Sun

“Give thanks to him who made the heavenly lights— His faithful love endures forever. the sun to rule the day, His faithful love endures forever.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭136:7-8‬ ‭ My plants that need to stay indoors all winter tend to complain by this time of year. They tend to get etoliated, too. They tend to be what-now?Continue reading “Sit in the Sun”

On Lamps and Such

“You light a lamp for me. The Lord, my God, lights up my darkness.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭18:28‬ ‭ I love sunsets. Sunsets through a magical canopy of lacy frost? *contented sigh* The glow of this particular sunset was so dazzling that I stopped and held up my hands in worship. I stared. I snapped photos. I thoughtContinue reading “On Lamps and Such”

Worth Celebrating

“Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; celebrate his lovely name with music.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭135:3‬ ‭ “It’s 2021!” “It sure is!” I agreed. “Happy New Year!” The exclamation came at me again. “It’s 2021!! It really really is! It’s 2021!” I giggled. (It slipped out. It does, sometimes.) He was just so – so –Continue reading “Worth Celebrating”