A Silly Wood Frog

““O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God’s messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn’t let me.”‭‭Luke‬ ‭13:34‬ ‭ Look who’s awake!! I know. I was surprised, too. I heard it rustling about in theContinue reading “A Silly Wood Frog”

Take a Deep Breath

“Let everything that breathes sing praises to the Lord! Praise the Lord!”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭150:6‬ ‭ Breathing is an entirely lovely thing. You do it every day. Multiple times per minute, actually – and I bet you never thought twice about it. I did this week. Let me explain. I’m fresh off a nasty sinus cold. YouContinue reading “Take a Deep Breath”

Craving Connection

“The poor will eat and be satisfied. All who seek the Lord will praise him. Their hearts will rejoice with everlasting joy.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭22:26‬ ‭ “Do you love me?” *pained expression* Strong hands, stained with eloquent evidence of the oil change currently in progress, pause momentarily. “Yes, I love you.” Blue eyes seek mine, intent, thenContinue reading “Craving Connection”

Nothing Says Love Like a Dog Collar

“Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.”‭‭1 John‬ ‭3:18‬ ‭ You may have thought this item was a bib, or a piece of chunky jewelry. You’d be wrong. It’s a dog collar. “You can wear it, Mrs. Lowes. But not until you writeContinue reading “Nothing Says Love Like a Dog Collar”

That’s a Wrap!

“Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony.”‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:14‬ ‭ Wrapping paper. What a marketer’s dream! Think about it. It’s a big deal, keeping all those presents a surprise, making them look attractive. Imagine all the paper and tape you’ve used over a lifetime of wrapping Christmas gifts. SheeshContinue reading “That’s a Wrap!”