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Goodness and Control


This is the real question that I believe is being asked when believers consider the question of whether or not God is in control. I know there are people out … Continue reading

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on Prayer


    I wrote the following journal excerpt in 2013, because it was something that had been niggling at me for quite some time as I listened to people pray, … Continue reading

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Has God Gifted You?


November 19, 2017 Has God Gifted You? I went to Trinity church this morning with a good friend, and the message given by John Green really spoke right into my … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 4 Comments

Hard Words


Heard any hard words lately? I have…. Am I listening? Will I let them bear fruit? He speaks these hard words into the stillness of our hearts. If you hear … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sandcastles in the Air


So much for “sandcastles” in the air. I keep building them, but they don’t stand, because there is no substance to them…. And so they fall, crumbling around me. That … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

On Being God’s Woman


http://utmost.org/submitting-to-god’s-purpose/ This reading from Oswald Chambers brought tears to my eyes, because I am aware that I fall so short in so many ways, but I now see and understand … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · 6 Comments

God Is Everything I Will Ever Need….


September 4, 2009 (Facebook Notes) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today I have been frustrated, discouraged, and verbally abused while trying to work out the best thing to do in some mind blowing situations … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Lobster and Stress


  Are you feeling stressed out? Here is a little video clip from Dr. Abraham Twerski, about the lobster, which may help you look at stress differently.     If … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 8 Comments

Do You KNOW Jesus?


Knowing Jesus Do we KNOW Jesus? Or do we just know ABOUT Jesus? I sat in my church this morning listening to a message from Mark Myles based on Ephesians … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Out of the Mouths of Babes…..


A Special Moment “Grandma, did you know Jesus cries tears for me when I hurt?” I said, “That’s because Jesus loves little children.” “But Grandma, He cries for grown ups … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Expectancy, Not Expectation


(Originally written in my Facebook Notes, September 8, 2010) ********************************* As I mull over some recent life experiences, I begin to see disappointment and disenchantment for what they really are……both … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Being Found in Him


Being Found in Him (originally posted as a note on my Facebook, ) Thoughts from today’s devotional reading (Our Daily Bread, Philippians 3:1-11) Just what came to mind as I … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Forgiveness and Repentance


(Image from: http://www.fpcfl.org) Repentance and Forgiveness July 14, 2015 I was thinking again about this matter of repentance and forgiveness, and asking questions. These are my own thoughts, combined with … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Be Anxious For Nothing


Be Anxious For Nothing July 3, 2015 Philippians 4:6&7 Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Staggering Question


I am never without hope for anyone, because I know what I was, and what I am, apart from the merciful grace of God in my life. We like to … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Day 13 of Proverbs


This is an old one that missed getting posted here, but still relevant, I think…. Day 13 of Proverbs, Feb 23, 2014 I have not written anything from Proverbs for … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

God in a box?


“The God of this universe won’t be stapled together, filed, or folded neatly away into any box of our making, no matter how hard we try.” (I wrote this March … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Devotional Today


This is just an example of how I interact with my Oswald Chambers devotional (My Utmost For His Highest) with one very good online lady friend. We read the same … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fret? Or Rest?


Psalm 37 is a favourite Psalm of mine. Here are verses 1-9, with notes from a little devotional I did on those verses, for a bible study group. ************************* FRET … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Winning into Freedom


Check this out.. My Utmost for His Highest. I do enjoy reading  Oswald Chambers. There is so much “meat” for the soul in this little devotional book. Will post my … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Justification By Faith


Nothing I could write coud express this nearly as well…. This is AWESOMELY encouraging! PLEASE give it a read! http://utmost.org/justification-by-faith

October 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Day 9 of Proverbs


Day 9 of Proverbs Proverbs 9 The Way of Wisdom and the Way of Folly Two women: a wise woman and a foolish woman Both call out to the simple … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Step of Faith


      A Step of Faith……..   Ephesians 6:10-18   10 Finally, be strong IN THE LORD and in the strength of HIS might. 11 PUT ON the WHOLE … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Power of Perfect Love


June 5, 2011 The power of perfect love…. “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. ” … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

In ALL Your Ways


In ALL Your Ways……. March 17, 2014 Speaking to the ladies, but possibly also to the men. The ones who are struggling with the ins and outs, the ups and … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Where Is My Trust?


Our Daily Bread Journal, October 8, 2014 Reading: Psalm 62:1-8 New King James Version (NKJV) A Calm Resolve to Wait for the Salvation of God To the Chief Musician. To … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Losing a ritual…..


Journal notes on Our Daily Bread reading for today, Oct 1, 2014 The ritual of daily devotions is vital. I’ve read about 30 years worth of Our Daily Bread devotional, … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fueling up…….


August 28, 2014 Fueling up…. Did you fuel up today? What did you put in your tank? If I miss out on getting into my bible, I miss out on … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Whom have I in Heaven but You?


August 22, 2014 “Whom have I in heaven but You? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides You. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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