Simplicity

For our boast is this, the testimony of our conscience, that we behaved in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity, not by earthly wisdom but by the grace of God, and supremely so toward you. 2 Corinthians 1:12 ESV Last summer we were blessed by some friends with the invitation to stay for free at their cottage which…

Birds of the Air

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matthew 6:26 ESV Jesus told us we could learn some lessons from birds. I enjoy taking pictures of all different kinds of our feathered…

Wild Flowers or Weeds?

But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? Matthew 6:30 KJV In the days before hay bales were 1,000 pound rolls we used to pile them on the hay wagon and…

Wings of the Morning

  Forty five years ago we left the Christian commune where we lived which had slowly degenerated into a cult. Thankfully unlike other groups our leadership majored in booting people out rather than trying to force them to stay.  That morning we hurriedly packed our car with suitcases while squeezing our 6 week old son…

Wings

He lays the beams of his chambers  on the waters; he makes the clouds his chariot;  he rides on the wings of the wind.  Psalm 104:3 ESV Run, John, run, the law commands, but gives us neither feet nor hands. Far better news the gospel brings: It bids us fly and gives us wings.      John Bunyan