Finding Contentment

If there’s one thing I’m learning during this enforced time of semi- isolation it is just how simple our needs really are. During these six weeks we celebrated our 47th anniversary with takeout and flowers delivered to the house. Our children and friends called to congratulate us and 50 more sent love and greetings on…

Getting Through the Fog

About an hour south of us along the highway there is a stretch of road often covered by a dense fog. It could be a nice sunny morning everywhere else as you drive along then suddenly you find yourself unable to see more than a few feet in front of your car. Stopping is not…

Contentment

But Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. 1 Timothy 6:6-7 Every commercial we see on our television screen has the goal in mind of causing us to become discontent until – we buy their product. Though we may not…

Blessed Assurance

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 I was on the front porch when the lightning struck then just half a second later the ground shook as if struck by a giant fist. It was so…

Anxious for Nothing or for Everything?

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God Philippians 4:6 Am I anxious about tomorrow’s decision or resting in whatever comes? A m I worried about fixing things in the house (Like the furnace that failed before Christmas), or am I trusting that…