Stretch Those Wings!

Isaiah 40:31 …but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;  they shall mount up with wings like eagles; Today on my morning walk, I found a perfect white Ibis feather lying on the ground and brought it home to show my grandson. Ibis always make me smile. They are funny looking birds when they are eating…

Jesus is Right on Time!

Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. But even now I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you.”          John 11:21-22 ESV Just like Martha we spend a lot of time worrying when Jesus is going to show up. I have an expectation that He must do…

Faith and Feathers

This week-end I came across a feather that one of the hawks in our neighborhood lost in a tussle with a mocking bird. It was still so well preserved that i brought it home and washed it and then mailed it off with this poem to our youngest grandson. I hope that it may be…

A Weaned Child

But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me. Psalm 131:2 ESV Most of us who have been parents read this verse and remember battles with our children as we tried to get them off the bottle and onto baby food. But when…

The Good Fight

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have kept the faith.  2 Timothy 4:7 In 1964 Muhammad Ali became the youngest challenger to ever win the heavyweight boxing title when he beat Sonny Liston. Every time Ali stepped into the ring he brashly proclaimed his superiority over his foe….