This is Going to Hurt!

For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives. Hebrews 12:7 ESV Maybe the phrase, “This is going to hurt me more than it’s going to hurt you!” is imprinted indelibly in my memory, because it always preceded several well aimed smacks on my behind. It was not that I…

Reserving a Table

Then the Lord will be your delight. I will give you great honor and satisfy you with the inheritance I promised to your ancestor Jacob. I, the Lord, have spoken!”          Isaiah 58:14 ESV It is a precious part of our inheritance as Christians, to pass on to our children the blessings of Sabbath. So, we…

The Prayer Investment

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. In this is all the law and the prophets. Matthew 7:12 Most of us have learned and pay at least lip service to the golden rule. Maybe a parent quoted this one day when we were tussling over a toy with our brothers or…

Merry’s Heart

Not my normal post today but then we have had some exciting things happening in our family this year and I wanted to share a bit on my blog today. We have been blessed with daughter-in-law Deb Caligirui who added her own special Cagan seasoning to our Yankee family. It has been amazing as we…

A Tale of Two Brothers

Younger brother was lazy and spoiled could be While the older worked hard to just earn his keep They walked different roads ending up far apart And neither could know that they broke father’s heart The youngest just partied and lived the wild life Sleeping in every morning – staying up every night While his…