“Teacher, Teacher!”

“And don’t let anyone call you ‘Teacher,’ for you have only one teacher, the Messiah.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭23:10‬ ‭ “Hi, Teacher!” Yep. Again. And another. “Hi, Teacher!” *giggle, grin* Plus one with a little extra ‘something’. “Teacher!” *warm hug* You may think this was the response after Christmas holidays, or even a long weekend. Nope. My littlesContinue reading ““Teacher, Teacher!””

A Watercolour Sky

“When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers— the moon and the stars you set in place— what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them?”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭8:3-4‬ ‭ We took advantage of the warm evening. Down to the ‘dugout’ weContinue reading “A Watercolour Sky”

Seeing Stars

“The sun has one kind of glory, while the moon and stars each have another kind. And even the stars differ from each other in their glory.”‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:41‬ ‭ I’m seeing stars. Do you see them, too? These lovely sedums are blooming their hearts out right now. I have six different kinds, and eachContinue reading “Seeing Stars”

Examine the Evidence

“…but he never left them without evidence of himself and his goodness. For instance, he sends you rain and good crops and gives you food and joyful hearts.””‭‭Acts of the Apostles‬ ‭14:17‬ ‭ This just made me giggle. I’m riding my bike to the campground showers, and I spot this. A pile of decimated roseContinue reading “Examine the Evidence”

Hibernation Mode

“Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths in your instructions.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭119:18‬ ‭ My wee reading group read a book today about a bear who had a hard time waking up after a long winter nap. In the story, all the lovely signs of spring – the sunshine, the scent of flowers, the buzz ofContinue reading “Hibernation Mode”

X Marks the Spot

““The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure that a man discovered hidden in a field. In his excitement, he hid it again and sold everything he owned to get enough money to buy the field.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭13:44‬ ‭ Buried treasure. The stuff of legends – maps and treasure chests and lost fortunes hidden in theContinue reading “X Marks the Spot”

The Pearl

““Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant on the lookout for choice pearls. When he discovered a pearl of great value, he sold everything he owned and bought it!”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭13:45-46‬ ‭ Another cryptic kingdom clue. This time, pearls. Pearls are fascinating. How they are developed – through a creature’s pain and misfortune –Continue reading “The Pearl”

All That Glitters Is Not Gold

“Truly, I love your commands more than gold, even the finest gold.” Psalms‬ ‭119:127‬ ‭ I love the glitter of Christmas. The lights. The sparkle. The cheer and vibrancy of festive decor. But this year I’ve been reminded over and over again that the true value of Christmas is deeper. As the grinch would say,Continue reading “All That Glitters Is Not Gold”

The Rental

“Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.”‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭3:3-4‬ ‭ My mister and I were off. The day was cool,Continue reading “The Rental”

Did You Take Your Happy Pill?

“Then God looked over all he had made, and he saw that it was very good! And evening passed and morning came, marking the sixth day.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭1:31‬ ‭ Ok. We need to talk. Let’s discuss seratonin, shall we?? You know – that chemical material that gets released at times in your body. It travels throughContinue reading “Did You Take Your Happy Pill?”