There is a River

In our rush to go where we think we need to be some days we whizz by with barely a glance out our window. Our goals insist we hurry. But in our rush we just might be missing the plans of God. His plans are like an overflowing river if will just pull off to…

What day is it?

I often ask my friends in the Alzheimer’s Unit. Do you know what day it is today? Then I tell them. “If anybody asks you tell them that This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it!” Psalm 118:24 We cannot choose what the day may bring but we can choose to rejoice that…

Breakfast with Great grandmother

When my mom passed away she left us no money but lots of paperback Agatha Christie mysteries. She also left a few odds and ends of furniture from my great grandmother. My sister took home the stone sundial from the garden and I ended up with an old cherry side table. Besides the table which…

Rejoice!

This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 118:24 God gave us today and no matter how things seem He has promised that it is for our good. We cannot choose a different day than the one we have.  Our choice is to reject or rejoice….

Reasonable Rejoicing

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.  Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand Philippians 4:4-5 It may have seemed odd to the first readers of the scroll recently sent by Paul from his prison cell in Rome to the Macedonian church. He was chained to a…