Posted in January 2013

Learning More… of Faith and Hope

Don’t you love how God sometimes teaches you things by showing it to you again and again in His Word?  God has been teaching me more about faith and hope and their connectedness.  Today, I had one of those “aha” moments– a thing I’ve known for years suddenly took on a new, deeper meaning.  It … Continue reading


A simple post today… A prayer. Mark 10:46-52 relates to us the healing of the blind man, Bartimaeus.  The part that struck me this morning was his reaction to being healed by Jesus. And Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” And the blind man said to him, “Rabbi, … Continue reading

Faithful in the Details

  Tatting is delicate, detailed work made of knots.  I’m not always faithful to finish what I start in a timely way. Sometimes,  I even seem to tangle things up and make messes.  Albeit rarely, rather than painstakingly picking out each individual knot, I abandon the project altogether. I’m so glad that God isn’t like … Continue reading

Sniffing for Gravy

My dog and I have a few things in common.  We are the only two redheads in our family, and we both have freckles and brown eyes.  The appearance similarities stop there, but she and I also relish in affection and both of us really love good food. Yesterday, as I was feeding her breakfast … Continue reading

What’s in a foot (injury)?

I recently hurt my foot.  It was my Achilles tendon to be exact.  As I was trying to hold the screen door open while bending over and maneuvering my daughter’s bicycle outside, I somehow drug the bottom corner edge of the screen door across the Achilles of my outstretched leg.  It left a two-inch, deep … Continue reading

Look to Him…

    “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.”  (Psalm 139:105 KJV) ”Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.”  (Psa 51:10 NASB)               …the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will … Continue reading