Yesterday in Six “Fs”

16 Rejoice always. 17 Pray continually. 18 Give thanks in every situation because this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19 Don’t suppress the Spirit. 20 Don’t brush off Spirit-inspired messages, 21 but examine everything carefully and hang on to what is good. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-21, Common English Bible) Yesterday was the day we need to thank God for what we have. As I …

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There Shall Be Showers Of Blessing – So Keep Us From Church In The Rain

Some years ago I bought a book in a used book store. Sometime after I got home an old newspaper clipping fell out. I picked it up and it was a humorous article that listed several traditional hymns and then said something about our human condition. As you can read from the title, the song …

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Fork in the Road

1 Happy are those    who do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread,    or sit in the seat of scoffers;2 but their delight is in the law of the Lord,    and on his law they meditate day and night.3 They are like trees    planted by streams of water,which yield their fruit in its season,    and their leaves do …

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30 Days of Thanks

Best Friends Best Friend Hug And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your …

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Thankful for Teachers Thankful for my Wife

Every week, Wednesday is about being thankful for our teachers and praying for them. During our 30 Days of Gratitude, today is also about being thankful for our spouse. I am VERY thankful for my wonderful wife.

The Orange Glow of Fall

Special Note to my Followers Hello Friends, based on messages from some of you, you will find both the written and verbal posts. While they are not exact, they are very close. As you move down the post, the Scripture is next. Following that, the Thirty Days of Gratitude calendar. Next you will find the …

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Were You Really Blind?

46 Jesus and his followers came into Jericho. As Jesus was leaving Jericho, together with his disciples and a sizable crowd, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, Timaeus’ son, was sitting beside the road. 47 When he heard that Jesus of Nazareth was there, he began to shout, “Jesus, Son of David, show me mercy!” 48 Many scolded him, telling him …

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An October East Texas Ride

The drive was nice. It was a diversion. There is one thing that I can always do, and I should always see that one thing through. 15 He is the image of the invisible God,the firstborn over all creation.16 For everything was created by Him,in heaven and on earth,the visible and the invisible,whether thrones or dominionsor rulers …

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Joy in a Simple Hamburger -Copenhagen, Denmark

And I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.” (Isaiah 1:26, English Standard Version). I have been to many cities in my life. Some I have really liked, some not so much. I spent six …

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