When I was in College studying computer science (it was called data processing back then), we were taught the KISS method: keep it simple, stupid. Sometimes the best answer is the simple one. No sense getting all complicated; it’s not impressing anyone. We try to figure out the answers and get all overwhelmed. Sometimes we … More Keep It Simple, Saint
We all have movies we like to watch again and again. The best movies are the ones where each time you watch the movie, you notice something new and different that adds to the overall idea. I think of The Terminator–in the beginning a truck runs over and smashes a toy truck. Foreshadowing of things … More The passion of the Christ #movie #passion
From the archives. Who remembers this one? Listen here for email folks
As you, my readers know, I tend to keep my blogs brief. A quick thought, something that happened, or something the Lord showed me. Today’s blog is a little more involved because, well, I have the time, and most of you do too. So here goes. I started reading in the book of Daniel about … More God’s Wheelchair
Winter is always tough for me. I dislike being cold, obviously; it’s so much fuss to put on layers of clothes just to go to the mailbox or take Bailey outside. I try to keep myself busy of course. There’s always things to do, read, write, nap, watch movies (isn’t winter a great time to … More I fell into a deep depression…
Peace. What is true Peace? How do we obtain it? Did you know that Peace is a weapon? I found myself marking every page and writing in my notebook as I read The Weapon of Peace: Warfare Strategies from the Courts of Heaven by Reeni Mederos. What is illegal spiritual warfare, and how does it … More The best 4 bucks I ever spent
God gives Moses the Ten Commandments for the People. My comments and paraphrases are in bold type. 1 And God spake all these words, saying, I find it interesting that He Spoke and He Said. When things are there twice, there’s usually a good reason: to get your attention. 2 I am the LORD … More Exodus 20 The Arm Wrestling Continues – God speaks the Ten Commandments
Yes, it’s true. God loves tax collectors. This is the story of a short man who was up a tree. Yep, sittin’ in a tree. There was a great crowd of people who were pressing in to see who was walking down the street. Who was this, a celebrity? Zacchaeus was a short man so … More God loves tax collectors
“Dad, why are you throwing a party for him?” Dan asked. “I’m the one that’s always here for you. I’m the one who does what you ask. I deserve to make merry with my friends. Why did you kill the fatted calf for him?” “I just came in from working in your fields,” Dan continued, … More Sibling Rivalry at the Merry Party
This is what happens when we take scriptures out of context. If we read the beginning of the Bible (Old Testament), with rules for sacrificing animals, but we don’t read the New Testament, we won’t understand that the sacrifices were pictures of what the Messiah was going to do. He was the sacrifice God gave … More “Judas hanged himself.” “Go and do likewise”
Well, I have your attention now, don’t I?! If you’re been lurking around my embellished memoir, you know that Mr. Porter has been trying to make a HUGE decision, and I have not entirely been the best help-meet that I should be. I thought that if I left him alone, and prayed behind his back … More I’ve been a very naughty girl
“There is no greater love than this: that a person would lay down his life for the sake of his friends.” –Aramaic Bible in Plain English John 15:13 Keith Green died at the age of 28. He was a Jewish believer in Jesus. His music lives on!
I saw this picture circulating around the interwebs.* I’ve seen lots of pictures of Jesus walking on the water over the years: pictures of Peter falling into the water, Jesus walking in the storm. This one got my attention because Jesus is wearing sandals. I let that sink in for a minute. We know that … More Jesus wore sandals.
The above quotation was a response from a fellow blogger, Tony Roberts.I wish I could take credit for it…because it expresses the way I feel on just about every day of my life. Also known as IndyTony, he has been following the Lord’s leading to publish his memoirs while dealing with Bipolar. I myself, have … More “I cling to hope in Christ. At the same time, I find myself asking what God is trying to tell me.”
My 18-year-old son recently left home to attend college. I was more concerned about what he needed than he was. I was constantly asking him, “Do you need towels, sheets, or soap? Do you have enough toothpaste?” He would roll his eyes at me. I knew I had to let him go. I had several … More When my son left for college
“For God did not send His son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.” – John 3:17 Related articles John 17:3 – Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, (church4u2.wordpress.com) Trust God To Save You!! (gospelbondservant.com)
Betty came to the USA to visit us for a few weeks, and has returned home to Uganda, to continue her work with widows and orphans. She and her group of helpers cook outdoors, and then distribute the food to those who have none. This is a picture of the workers distributing food from the … More So Betty went back to Uganda
Jesus said to him (Thomas), “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” — John 14:6 NKJV Related articles You Must Choose – and the Time Is Right Now! (lynleahz.com)
We had a surprise guest attend our usual Tuesday prayer group, Pastor Betty Wodila, from Uganda. There are no coincidences with God, in my humble opinion, and since the widows and orphans subject has been on my mind during the past week, Betty was sent across my path. In Uganda, the hospitals do not feed … More Would you like to help widows and Orphans?
The man who lives on the corner of my street is a new widower. His wife died two months ago. Most of us find it hard to know what to say to people who have lost a loved one. The secret is this: just say, “I’m sorry for your loss.” And then be there to … More Strolling Outside my Comfort Zone