Category Archives: Thoughts

Thoughts for July 20, 2017

I am trying something new and would love feedback. I write most days in my “journal”. Rather than trying to type it all up (and lose the formatting and colors), I thought I would take a photo and upload the … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Quote – 7/7/2017

I’ve learned to kiss the waves that throw me up against the Rock of Ages. ~Spurgeon Do we see adversity that way? Do we appreciate how it can draw us closer to the Lord and actually deepen our faith? I … Continue reading

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This day…April 25, 2017

You have been given a gift…a new day. What will you do with it? Will you live in a way that honorable and wise and compassionate? Or will you holler and scream at those who disagree with you? Will you … Continue reading

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This world we see…

This world may seem dark and gloomy. Things may seem hopeless…for a variety of reasons. It helps to understand there is a bigger picture than our neighborhood…than our states…than our country…than the whole world.   Our Creator has a plan … Continue reading

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Feb 17, 2017: Micah 7:7

I have been pondering this verse lately: But as for me, I watch in hope for the LORD, I wait for God my Saviour; my God will hear me. Micah 7:7 There are times in life when things seem to … Continue reading

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Fighting the Obvious…

Why do we fight against the obvious? For centuries man has tried to deny the plan of God. We have refused to be held accountable to our maker. We kick and scream and drag our feet, hoping that if we … Continue reading

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2017 01 03 Prayer for all…

Avinu shabashamayim, as we start a new Gregorian calendar year, may we turn our hearts more fully to You.   May we seek You above all else…to KNOW You and to walk in Your ways.   May we seek to … Continue reading

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Chanukah

Chanukah is typically called the Festival of Lights because it commemorates the miracle of one days worth of oil burning for eight days after the temple was taken back from the Greeks. However, the literal meaning of the Hebrew word … Continue reading

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Is It Pain vs Joy…or Pain and Joy

It is possible to experience heartache even in the midst of joy. It is also possible to experience joy even in the midst of grief and heartache. This has been a rather difficult year. More than some years and less … Continue reading

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The Promised One

Thank You, Abba, for sending us the Promised One. Thank You for sending Him to show us how to walk in Your ways. Thank You for sending Him to remind us of what You were already telling us…that it is … Continue reading

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