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Simple Obedience

Simple Obedience

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” (John 14:15, ESV) “Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.” (Psa 119:2, KJV) I’ve been thinking a lot about obedience these past few days. God has blessed a friend through my obedience, and another friend has blessed me (and … Continue reading

Strengthening the Inner Man

Eph 3:14-21 This week has been tough. It’s also been absolutely wonderful. Ever had a week like that? My family is experiencing the long awaited joy of having a relative as a house guest and it’s such a true blessing and joy to have him here! We are thanking God for all the wonderful things … Continue reading

The Valley

I have walked through a few valleys in my spiritual  life.  Some harder and lonelier than others.  But, I haven’t driven through many valleys of desolation… But  recently, I did. My daughters had a conference last week.  Unfortunately, my husband wasn’t able to come along.  So, my husband and girls and I  loaded up and … Continue reading

What do you seek?

*****  “And Jesus turned and saw them following, and said to them, “What do you seek?” They said to Him, “Rabbi (which translated means Teacher), where are You staying?”  (John 1:38, NASB) He turned.  And following him were men intrigued.  John said he was the Lamb of God.  And so, believing, they followed.  They wanted … Continue reading

I want to go with you, Daddy!

Four year old arms complete with traces of innocent chub at the wrists and elbows wrap about his neck.  A small warm, snuggly body jumps up and down right there in his grip.  Hundreds of kisses on his cheek surround the words dripping with excitement, “I want to go with you, Daddy!”  I want to … 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