The Fragrance of the Perfume

Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil          John 12:3 While Hollywood has generally given us the impression that Mary was a young beautiful woman,…

Is it Time to Pray?

In the Old Testament we learn that Daniel prayed three times a day And though we can’t be sure of the exact hours they do correspond to praise a chorus we used to sing, “Jesus-Jesus- Jesus in the morning, Jesus at the noon time. Jesus-Jesus-Jesus when the sun goes down!” That little song neatly sums…

Waiting for the Dance

The Russian Sage and the Roses are prepped and ready for the harvest dance. The trees have been searching the Fall catalogs for the brightest colors and the sun is sleeping in a few minutes later each day. Yet even if everything seems to be changing God’s faithfulness remains the same. For I said, “Steadfast…

Roses in Riot

Every petal seems to be shouting, “Look at me! “