Blessed – Video

Who doesn’t want to be blessed? I could use a few today but Paul reminds me that Jesus said; “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” My wife and I have been listening to Pastor Rick Warren and in one of his recent messages he talked about finding someone who is going through…

Blessed

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;  the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26 NIV About a year and a half ago my wife and I retired and moved to Florida. Moving meant getting used to a new neighborhood, finding new doctors and most importantly of all…

Finding Contentment

If there’s one thing I’m learning during this enforced time of semi- isolation it is just how simple our needs really are. During these six weeks we celebrated our 47th anniversary with takeout and flowers delivered to the house. Our children and friends called to congratulate us and 50 more sent love and greetings on…

Taking Time to Be Thankful

We have time to eat turkey And time to have pie Time to watch football And for shopping on line But for the blessings of God Will they have time to say “Thanks” Or just time for politics And a film with Tom Hanks? But when Christ is the center Of all that we say…

He Watches Sparrows

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. Matthew 10:29 In Jesus’ day sparrows were common and held value only for what brief use anyone might have of them. Sometimes I have wondered, why Jesus tells us that God watches sparrows. After…