Again I Say Rejoice

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say rejoice Philippians 4:4  While Paul was writing from a Roman prison with guards chained to him on either side, my life’s problems pale in comparison. Yet Paul’s kind of rejoicing is a hard lesson for me to learn. Yes, things are not all that bad. We…

On Tiptoe

The whole creation is on tiptoe to see the wonderful sight of the sons of God coming into their own. Romans 8:19 Phillips version Do you sometimes find life a bit boring? Not our our grandson Alex who is anxiously curious about everything! On our walk this morning, he picked up every seed, pine cone…

Letting Go – Taking Hold

.. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, Philippians 3:13 As our grandson wrestled with learning to paddle board last summer we were all treated to a comedy of errors. One moment he was up smiling triumphantly, the next tumbling off to the peals of laughter from…

Odd Socks Day!

This year March 21 is Odd Socks day. Why not wear socks  (Not just black and brown) but of wildly different colors to support Down’s Syndrome children and their unique gifts. It is time for us to stand up and stand with them as the special gifts of God that they truly are. If you…

A Child’s Christmas

Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking,  “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.   Matthew 2:1-2 NLT As a part of focusing on the…