Joy Unspeakable

Years ago we lived in a small upstairs apartment and the only telephone was on the wall in the kitchen. It may be hard for young people to imagine but then the ringing of the phone meant an important message and everyone in the family ran to answer it. Around midnight when we were all…

Standing By Night

Come bless the Lord all you servants of the Lord. Who stand by night in the house of the Lord! Psalms 134:1 ESV Seeing our precious seniors braving the chilly afternoon to sing and pray was such an encouragement. Here is a video clip of our meeting along with two of the most classic songs…

Come Bless the Lord

Come, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord,    who stand by night in the house of the Lord! Psalm 134:1 What can I say about today’s monthly outdoor worship at Sunshine Christian Retirement Village? It was cold (by Florida standards) and we were old! The breezy not quite 60 degree weather had us shivering between hymns – but God showed…

Belly Aching

True Confessions of a Bellyacher   I complained that I was lonely Till it forced me to make friends And I griped how big my church was Till I saw folks came for Him I worried over this and I fussed too much on that Which I had lost control of Till I found God…

Looking Ahead – Following Behind

Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” Mark 10:9 For those of you following my 12 gifts of Christmas series you might be wondering; “Aren’t we getting our 12th gift today?” Sorry! You cannot open your 12th gift until Christmas Eve!…