Seeds of Hope

So take heart, men, for I have faith in God that it will be exactly as I have been told. Acts 27:25 ESV This past week I have been cleaning up the flower beds and planting seeds at my sister in law’s. While she is in hospice care at home my wife is cooking and…

How Can Faith Grow?

How can faith beLike a bird in the airWho wings without worryAnd rests in God’s care?Or the faith of the woman Who was caught in her sinAnd just silently waitedTo find He won’t condemnOr the faith on the seasAs Christ slept in the stormTill they cried out in fearShouting “Save us from harm!”Then he rose…

What is Your Treasure?

And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.” Matthew 13:52 ESV It may surprise you to learn that I began Bible story telling, not with my special friends at nursing…

He Who Works Mysteriously

I and Me and Mine and My Were all that I could see When life was just smooth sailing The world was about me But winds and pains and waves have tossed My comforts overboard Till driven by the storm I put My focus on the Lord For He who works mysteriously His will and…

Mid-Night in the Storm

Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’ Acts 27:23-24 When my sister and I were making too much noise,…