Nature
Get Outside

Get Outside

Here’s a disturbing reality: we spend most of our lives indoors. We were meant for more than a plastic world with artificial light and re-breathed air. God can be found anywhere. But something special happens when we encounter God outside. Nature has the power to calm...

Dormant

Dormant

Dormant Daniel answered and said: “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, to whom belong wisdom and might. He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding; he reveals deep...

Legacy

Legacy

Legacy I will cause your name to be remembered in all generations; therefore nations will praise you forever and ever. Psalm 45:17   n the flower bed next to my front walkway grow several red primroses. These hardy flowers bloom in the spring...

A Time For Everything

A Time For Everything

A Time For Everything There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. Ecclesiastes 3:1  he other day I was going for a walk and noticed a house with tree seedlings planted in their front yard. I giggled to myself,...

A New Thing

A New Thing

A New Thing  Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:18-19 f you would have told me a...

Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalms 16:11 s we get glimpses of warmer weather in between freezing cold days, my heart longs for...

Transforming Light

Transforming Light

Transforming Light The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5 he autumn color has burst into glory these past two weeks. As I drive to work in the mornings, the early morning light splashes across the colorful...

Tackling Weeds

Tackling Weeds

Tackling Weeds I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. John 15:1-2 n the summertime, it takes...

Seasons

Seasons

SeasonsHe made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down. Psalm 104:19 (NIV)This week, as the temperature dropped, we got the first taste of fall. It's the crispness of the air outside contrasted with the cozy warmth of our home. It's trading...

Dwell

Dwell

DwellSo that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith... Ephesians 3:17a (ESV)The smell of the campfire lingered, its smoky scent confirming unhurried summer nights. Echoes of stories and laughter were chased out of my head as the rain came down. Heavy, pelting...

Weed Creep

Weed Creep

Weed CreepOther seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants. Matthew 13:7 (NIV)I made the alarming discovery yesterday that my strawberry patch is in trouble. All spring, I've been watching the plants grow, hoping for an encore performance of last...

Thirsty

Thirsty

ThirstyJesus answered and said to her, "Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting...