“Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.” Proverbs 31:25 Today is my mother’s 81st birthday! I have been very fortunate to have worked with her these last ten years or so until her retirement in March. Her plan WAS to move to Virginia to be with my sisters, … Continue reading 2020-05-20 Happy Birthday, Mom!
“So that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.” John 15:16b I’m sure many of you have had a teenager in the house. You may have even been one yourself at one time. I find it interesting how they can walk around and be totally oblivious to a … Continue reading 2020-05-19 Just Like My Teen.
“Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election,” 2 Peter 1:10a Last week, I told you how terrified I was as a child when hearing the priest talk about following God’s calling. The idea that the disciples simply dropped everything and followed Jesus troubled me to no end because if … Continue reading 2020-05-18 Rest Assured, My Friends!
“So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.” Luke 14:33 Wealth. Health. Family. Friends. Career. Hobby. Addiction. Time. Freedom. Yesterday, I wrote about making the best use of our time. It is one of many things that can fit under the category of treasures in … Continue reading 2020-05-15 My Litmus Test.
“lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven,” Matthew 6:20 I was going to complain about my governor’s hypocrisy in when he emphasized the value of human life while he pretty much is keeping our state on lockdown for another month. You see, Tim Walz is very much pro-abortion. But dwelling on all that will just … Continue reading 2020-05-14 Making Best Use Of The Time.
“that God may be all in all.” 1 Corinthians 15:28b I had a strange dream this morning. I’m not sure of the details, but the gist of it was someone/thing was discrediting Jesus. It was as if it was trying to prove Jesus wasn’t who he said he was or wasn’t a big deal. The … Continue reading 2020-05-13 JESUS!
“If you will, you can make me clean.” Luke 5:12 My home church is at the tail end of our chronological bible plan and just beginning the gospels in which Jesus does a lot of his miracles. It’s almost a shame to read through this material as fast as we do because it’s hard to … Continue reading 2020-05-12 If You Can…