Anticipate and Appreciate the Change in Seasons

Anticipate and Appreciate the Change in Seasons

“While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.” Genesis 8:22 (ESV)   Spring and fall are my favorite seasons of the year. The weather seems to be perfect for walking, gardening, and doing things around the house. I’m not sweltering in the hot sun or […]

As the Seasons Change

As the Seasons Change

The picture above is soo-o-o-o Wisconsin! I know some of you live here so you can relate, yes? Ahem. Many—or probably most, from what I’ve seen—LOVE this time of year. You’ve stated that Fall is your favorite season. Alas, I am not one of them. Oh, I admit to loving the gorgeous fall colors, and […]

Summer of Dreams

Summer of Dreams

The summer has come–at least for most of us. To some this may only mean a change in weather. For others it means kid are out of school. Others still will face the reality of a few months of a break before classes start again. No matter where you are or what stage of life […]

When God Pulls Back

When God Pulls Back

Recently I have started to read an older book called the Screw Tape Letters. In case you have not read this book, I highly recommend it.  In any case, there was a particular passage that stuck out as I read and it made me think. It says “God withdraws. He leaves the creature (human) to […]

A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven

A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven

There are some verses that stand out to me because they have multiple meanings. Ecclesiastes 3:1 is one of those. I think of it during this time of year, after Labor Day, when I start thinking about cooler temperatures and falling leaves.   To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under […]

Seasons

Seasons

Once again, the holiday season is upon us. And that means—shopping; eating too much; splurging; family; friends; fun and frenzy and more frenzy! That got me thinking about seasons in general. Here in Ohio, we have four seasons. Though, I admit sometimes it feels as if we only have two—winter and not winter! But we really […]