Connection by Hymn

He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive.” Luke 20:38 Hymns are songs that make a connection. Hymns can be sung by grandchildren as they hold  their Grandparent’s hands. I am connected to my father who is in now heaven when I hear the words  “When…

Never Too Late!

On the verge of celebrating 66 Christmas times I look back with some nostalgia mixed with unspoken regrets. It is too late for some of the career choices I had hoped to make. It is too late for some of the ministry I had once thought I would do. It is too late for more…

Desert Blooms

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; Isaiah 35:1 ESV It is a beautiful sight when a rose garden gives off its fragrance and is filled with blossoms of many colors. That is what our lives are like when God has poured out His…

Roses in the Rain

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! God leaves behind the gleanings from his harvest on my rainy days. The roses  shimmering with the raindrops remind me to not just get through my difficulties but to praise Him!