Where the Grass is Greener

“The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.” Psalms‬ ‭16:6‬ ‭ We’ve all done it. I’m guilty, too. We peek over the ‘fence’ into someone else’s life, and think they have it easier, more comfortable, more prosperous. Their children seem more well behaved and well-adjusted. Their vehiclesContinue reading “Where the Grass is Greener”

Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want

“Make thankfulness your sacrifice to God, and keep the vows you made to the Most High.” Psalms‬ ‭50:14‬ ‭ Odd things have been done by all sorts of folks through history to try to impress God. Kneeling in bits of glass. Sleeping on a bed of nails. Depriving the body of food, the mind ofContinue reading “Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want”

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”

What Kind of Smell Are You Leaving Behind?

“Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.” Ephesians‬ ‭5:2‬ ‭ Right from the get-go, I need to be upfront. My analogy today is – well, to be honest, it stinks. You might even say it’sContinue reading “What Kind of Smell Are You Leaving Behind?”

Unseen

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:18‬ ‭ So – its a bit disappointing, really. I mean, all those gorgeous leaves. A week ago, they were drop dead stunning. The trees wereContinue reading “Unseen”

The Snooze Button

“On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭2:2-3‬ ‭ The picture of God in a hammock with a cold drinkContinue reading “The Snooze Button”

It’s About Time

“Then God said, “Let lights appear in the sky to separate the day from the night. Let them be signs to mark the seasons, days, and years.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:14‬ ‭ Have you ever wished there were more than 24 hours in a day? I know I have. How silly, really. More hours in the day wouldContinue reading “It’s About Time”