Alley Cats

In our back alley we have the blessing of stray cats, one of whom seems to have adopted me. I have come home on various occasions to find him sleeping contentedly on the front porch or at my back door step. Though I have never fed this cat, he acts confidently like a member of…

A Little of God’s All

Overflowing joy! When was the last time you honestly remember experiencing joy like that? I know for me it has been way too long. Maybe those extremely poor believers who Paul had befriended discovered that just as Jesus had said “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”. Maybe they found that giving all…

Giving

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”  Acts 20:35 Jesus received the gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to celebrate His birth. For 33 years he gave honor…

The Promise

“When you choose to look beyond the horizon: the sky’s the limit” Gail McWilliams God’s promise of mercy is greater than our ability to receive it. My greatest encouragement today is that God is on my side. When I feel hopelessness trying to surround me like a fog I am snatched away from the cliff…

With all Your Heart

But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul. Deuteronomy 4:29      When we read the story of the life of Jacob we find him really meeting with God only twice. Once, at the beginning of his…