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?”