Less We Forget

In the Bible, every time the children of Israel strayed, it was because they failed to consciously remember where God had brought them from; they failed to worship Him consistently; they failed to give Him thanks. I am purposeful in using the word “failed” because they had a choice. From the beginning, God gave humanity…

Spiders and Cobwebs and Sins – Oh my!

Disclaimer: If you like spiders, this devotional may make you uncomfortable. I suppose one can conclude that spiders are industrious creatures; they always seem to be at work – spinning their seemingly-neverending webs. But today I learned a different lesson from them. I was attempting to hang some clothes up to dry when, to my…

When Life Hands you Lemons

When I was younger, I loved drinking lemonade, but I did not enjoying making it. Why? Because I felt I had to work too hard. You’ll recall that before all the nifty kitchen gadgets of today, one’s only tool was one’s hands. Oh I detested the squeezing. Sometimes the lemons were so hard that I…

Heavenly Sonshine

There are times when we are surrounded by dark clouds, and it can be difficult to see the sun. Sometimes you see them rolling in from the horizon; other times it seems like they sneak up on you – one minute the sky seems normal, and the next not. Life can be the same way….

Give & Take

In the bartering systems of old, one had to be sure that the goods or services exchanged were of equal value. Today, what Jesus offers us is infinitely more valuable that anything we can offer Him. He bids us, “Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads…take my yoke…the yoke…

Mondays are Marvelous

Many of us don’t like Mondays, but here is some Monday motivation for all of us. We’ve seen the start of a new week. Many did not get the chance to experience this Monday in time – October 28, 2019. This new week brings new opportunities to experience God’s goodness. New blessings to experience! New…

Whose I Am

Ever wished for a do-over? We all probably have. My most recent longing centered around a professional situation that I had been thrust into, totally unprepared. One in which I knew that the best of what I had to offer had not been made evident. You know the kind; where you replay the events of…