Returning to dust

click on link below to hear the audio version of this blog post: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/ehFVExyXlvb Psalm 103:14. AMPC For He knows our frame, He [earnestly] remembers and imprints [on His heart] that we are dust.                                                                                                                 To this soil scientist living with chronic illnesses, that verse speaks deep to the soil of my soul on a daily basis. TheContinue reading “Returning to dust”

Seeing the small

click on link below to listen to the podcast for this blog post: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/Nx9KZ0Vx8ub Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I am so grateful to our Good God for each and every one of YOU! Ephesians 5:20 AMPCAt all times and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father. “AllContinue reading “Seeing the small”

Last segment for modern parable

This first link is for the podcast of this blog post: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/ugsQLBbIVub Here’s the links to the three other segments of modern parable: https://soulscientistblog.com/2022/10/23/modern-parable/ https://soulscientistblog.com/2022/10/30/modern-parable-continued/ https://soulscientistblog.com/2022/11/06/more-on-the-modern-parable/ Even large memorial stones can be quickly covered over when placed on thorny soils. Those pesky persistent thorns can and will take over anything in their path, just likeContinue reading “Last segment for modern parable”

More on the modern parable

this link is for the podcast of this blog post: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/ByK8SDbIVub click on links below for the previous segments of the modern parable series: https://soulscientistblog.com/2022/10/23/modern-parable/ https://soulscientistblog.com/2022/10/30/modern-parable-continued/ Rocky soils are as distinctive as hardened paths crisscrossing a field. Rocky soils aren’t always marked by boulders sticking up above the soil surface because they might be underlainContinue reading “More on the modern parable”

Prayer carrier

click on link below to listen to podcast for this blog post: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/7PT6SPPIDub Mark 2:2c-4 and 10c-12 ESV And [Jesus] was preaching the word to them. And they came, bringing to Him a paralytic carried by four men. And when they could not get near Him because of the crowd, they removed the roof aboveContinue reading “Prayer carrier”

Fencerows and me

click on link below to listen to recording of this post: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/qYDvFXg2Ztb Isaiah 61:11 ESV The earth causes plants to grow, and a garden causes the seeds planted in it to grow. In the same way the Lord God will make goodness and praise come from all the nations. Have you ever compared your life to an old fencerow?Continue reading “Fencerows and me”

Vulnerability’s value

Here’s a little different take on vulnerability which I wrote for Christian Scholar’s Review. I hope that you might be encouraged by it. Thank you, Christian Scholar’s Review, for encouraging me to keep seeing the V.A.L.U.E. of being vulnerable with others. Even though I wrote this with students in mind, I think it applies toContinue reading “Vulnerability’s value”