Dusty

Genesis 2:7 then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature podcast link: https://anchor.fm/beth-madison/episodes/Dusty-e17aqcr I learned today that the term, living creature, has much more to it in the original Hebrew than we see today inContinue reading “Dusty”

Patient Advocacy Post 3 – Importance of Rest

link for podcast below https://anchor.fm/beth-madison/episodes/Patient-Advocacy-Post-3–Importance-of-Rest-e16vohv Deuteronomy 33:12b. “Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders.” (Isn’t that just a beautiful verse? One of my very favorites!) As a chronic illness patient, I’ve learned a lot about the need for rest. ThingsContinue reading “Patient Advocacy Post 3 – Importance of Rest”

Silenced

Isaiah 30:15. For the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, says: Only in returning to me and waiting for me will you be saved; in quietness and confidence is your strength; but you’ll have none of this. I think that when I put my phone on silent, Heaven’s door opens to receive my prayers. Yes, I know wellContinue reading “Silenced”

The power of RE

I Kings 17:22 And the Lord listened to the voice of Elijah. And the life of the child came into him again, and he REvived. Luke 15:24 “for this son of mine was dead and has REturned to life. He was lost and is found.” So the party began. Job 24:10 The Lord also REstoredContinue reading “The power of RE”

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”

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”