The Crazy Extravagant Love of God!

He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, “Lord, do you wash my feet?” John 13:6 ESV Though foot washing was a common everyday practice in the time when Jesus lived, it was the job of a servant to do that. So without one present the disciples came in and sat down at the…

Plow up those Fields

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the Lord, till he come and rain righteousness upon you. Hosea 10:12 KJV “Fallow comes from the old English word for plowing, and refers to the practice of leaving fields unplowed in rotation––when a field lies fallow, the soil regains nutrients…

Visiting Jesus This Christmas

And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ Matthew 25:40 ESV “Kin you afford to lose this?” Alice said as she fingered the blue sweater that I had thrown over her shoulders as she sat shivering in her…

Lemon Time Again

Well today was the first day of lemon picking. I hear they say that if life gives you lemons -make lemonade. Check…done that and nothing is sweeter. So maybe the next step as the harvest comes in is to share some with the neighbors. In everything give thanks for this is the will of God…

Keeping Our Eyes on the Star

After listening to the king, they went on their way and behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was. Matthew 2:9 ESV A funny thing happened to the wise men on their way to Bethlehem. Though they had…