Psalm 37:7a AMP Be still before the Lord; wait patiently for Him and entrust yourself to Him David knew how to rest as evidenced by his word choice in Psalm 37. The word rest in these verses from Psalm 37 is an active verb. An active verb meaning that the descriptors of deliberate, defining, and with destination areContinue reading “Rest”

Sarah – part 3

If you’d like to read the first two parts of this series, please click on the links below: Joshua 1:9 ERV Remember that I [Have I not…?] commanded you to be strong and ·brave [courageous; resolute]. Don’t be afraid or ·discouraged [dismayed], because the Lord your God will be with you ·everywhere you go [or in all you do].” 1 ChroniclesContinue reading “Sarah – part 3”

Sarah part 2

Like with part 1 of Letters to Sarah, this is another excerpt from a forthcoming book on living well in suffering. Please stay tuned for more excerpts to follow from this. In case you missed part 1 of this series, here’s the link for it: Psalm 9:10 AMPC And they who know Your nameContinue reading “Sarah part 2”

Chores and more

click on link below to listen to the audio for this blog post as read by Beth: Ephesians 6:18a. AMP Pray at all times (on every occasion, in every season) in the Spirit, with all [manner of] prayer and entreaty. Years ago, Mother told me she used to pray for my future husband whileContinue reading “Chores and more”

Working at weeding

click on the link below to listen to Beth reading this blog post: James 4:17 TLB Remember, too, that knowing what is right to do and then not doing it is sin. My most disliked job growing up was weeding. It was even worse than picking okra or cucumbers without gloves while wearing aContinue reading “Working at weeding”

Directly connected

click on link below for audio recording of this blog post: Ephesians 2:18 ·EXB Yes, it is [For; or So that] through Christ we all have ·the right to come [free access] to the Father ·in [by] one Spirit A lightbulb of an idea came on in my head this week while teaching a lab class on circuits (yes, pun fully intended!).Continue reading “Directly connected”

Green grass

SCRIPTURE: Your old sin-loving nature was buried with him by baptism when he died; and when God the Father, with glorious power, brought him back to life again, you were given his wonderful new life to enjoy. –Romans 6:4 TLB MEDITATION: Immediately upon arriving at my parents’ home earlier this week, I saw my father’s latestContinue reading “Green grass”