Are You Watching The Signs?

Are You Watching The Signs?

“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him” (Matt 2:1 & 2). “After they had […]

What Do You Need?

What Do You Need?

Last Sunday, a trio sang a song “I Am.” The song spoke to me. On Saturday, we had traveled to visit family, staying for our grandson’s baseball game, and not arriving home until one in the morning. We had driven on home because we longed to be in our own church since vacation had kept […]

A Long, Cool Refreshing Drink

A Long, Cool Refreshing Drink

“Jesus answered and said unto her, ‘Whosoever drinks of this water shall thirst again, But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.’” John 4:13, 14 The adult body […]

When You’re Mad at God

When You’re Mad at God

This week I was reminded of how frustrated we can get with life. It sounds bad, doesn’t it? Shouldn’t we always be thankful for our lives? For the fact that God has given us this life? Well sometimes, life is so hard that you get angry at everything. Even God. Maybe even, especially God. I […]

Identity: Who are you?

Identity: Who are you?

I think we’ve forgotten who we are. Or maybe I should say: We’ve forgotten who we were made to be. Identity is a hot-button topic in today’s culture. The voices of multitudes are crying out, shouting to anyone who will listen. They want validation. They scream for it on social media sites, through angry words […]

An Analogy of What God Did for Me

An Analogy of What God Did for Me

Recently, my smallest hen, Little Mutton, became too solitary, dosing way too often in the hen yard. She acted fine physically, ran well, and seemed lively when I woke her from her sleep. But, something wasn’t right. After keeping my eye on her for a few days, the morning came when she didn’t venture out […]

What Do You Say When They Say No?

What Do You Say When They Say No?

Rejection. No one likes it. No one seeks it out. And yet it’s a fact of life. The answer isn’t always going to be yes, so the important thing is to figure out how you will deal with that two-letter disappointment. No. Often, we get caught up in the anticipation of answers that could determine […]