special announcement

Psalm 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Thanks be to God for He has done this! and thank you, dear readers, for you have supported in and prayed for this! Coming books: Good Ground: Biblical Illustrations From a Soil Scientist, Part 1 release date ofContinue reading “special announcement”

Show-and-tell

John 4:28-30 Then the woman left her water pot beside the well and went back to the village and told everyone, “Come and meet a man who told me everything I ever did! Can this be the Messiah?”So the people came streaming from the village to see him.  Did you love show-and-tell at school asContinue reading “Show-and-tell”

Hardened

Exodus 3:7 Then the Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings Hardened The soil under our feet is most vulnerable to damage when it is wet. Similarly, the soil of our souls is most vulnerable to damageContinue reading “Hardened”

Favorites

Psalm 119:1. Your word I have treasured and stored in my heart, that I may not sin against You. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had favorites – those clothes, boots, foods, books, words, hiking trails, music, weather, movies, and pictures that just fit me in a way that nothing else can. Favorites are so satisfying in their placement, color, feel,Continue reading “Favorites”

Revisiting even-if

Daniel 3:17. the God whom we serve is able to save us from the blazing furnace and from your power, then he will. But even if he doesn’t, Your Majesty may be sure that we will not worship your god, and we will not bow down to the gold statue that you have set up.Continue reading “Revisiting even-if”

Stoned

Matthew 21:44 Whoever falls on this Stone will be broken. And on the one it falls, it will make him like dust. Psalm 103:14. He knows what we are made of; he remembers that we are dust. On days like today, I wish I could be stoned. Yes, you did read (or hear) that correctlyContinue reading “Stoned”

Just along for the ride

Proverbs 3:5-6. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight. Sitting on the back of my husband, Andy’s motorcycle as he drives through the countryside on a beautiful day is one of my all-time favoriteContinue reading “Just along for the ride”

Living a lie

2 Corinthians 12:9. Each time he said, “No. But I am with you; that is all you need. My power shows up best in weak people.” Now I am glad to boast about how weak I am; I am glad to be a living demonstration of Christ’s power, instead of showing off my own power and abilitiesContinue reading “Living a lie”

Joy drops down and flows up

Psalm 133:3 It is like the dew on Mount Hermon streaming down onto the mountains of Zion, because it is there that the Lord has commanded the blessing: everlasting life Have you ever walked through a corn or hay field on an early summer morning before the grasses have been dried by the sun? If not, thenContinue reading “Joy drops down and flows up”