A Landscape of Hope!

But I say, love your enemies!Pray for those who persecute you! Matthew 5:44 NLT   This morning Deandra who writes Imago Dei on WordPress got me thinking about the issue of complaining. (I have done more than my fair share) and how it affects our lives and my initial comment on her blog led me…

Our Garden Waves Good-bye

We love our new home in Florida and this was the right time in our lives to come here, but I do miss our garden. This tropical climate and gray sandy soil leave me wishing for real honest brown dirt where I grew my tomatoes, peppers and zucchini. This week I know that back home…

Where Jesus is Waiting

 Jesus heard that they had cast him out, and having found him he said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?”       John 9:35 ESV In thinking think about becoming almost all of us would say that we need to begin with taking time to meet with Jesus. While an early morning prayer or an hour on…

My Winter Garden

Queen Lily she is resting Underneath her frozen bed While sister Iris covered in snow Shakes her sleepy head The daffodils start snoring While the tulips pray for Spring And Rose patiently puts on her robe of ice Till the robin flies home on May’s wings And the Father of Gardens smiles lovingly down Through…

Bloom where You’re Transplanted

It is often said, “bloom where you’re planted”, but as comforting as that thought may appear it is also saying, “Don’t try anything new” (Peter didn’t listen so he walked on water) or “Don’t go far from home” (Paul traveled constantly despite shipwrecks, prisons and constant opposition) and “you can never do more than you…