“Our days are filled with tiny golden minutes with eternity in them.” Wow!!!!I found this recently in Billy Graham’s “Unto the Hills” perpetual calendar. Stunning! What a wonderfully uplifting thought! … Continue reading
A Year Gone By…..
(A sort of poem…….) A Year Gone By I’m so surprised a year is gone.I don’t quite know what happened.But, on reflection, that’s a lie.I’ve been here since it opened. … Continue reading
This One Needs To Taste Heaven…..
This is an old writing from 2014 that I found in my notes and decided to post. I do not recall the incident shared with me, the friend who shared … Continue reading
Conversion vs Regeneration…..
Jan 10, 2018 I love my old worn out Oswald Chambers devotional. I rescued it when it was totally falling apart from use, by putting the pages into my late … Continue reading
The Lesson of the Loon
The Lesson of the Loon. When I originally wrote this, we were at Bible College, Key-Way-Tin Bible Institute. It was Saturday, June 25, 1994, close to the end of our … Continue reading
Hello Blog! Long time no SEE…. What can I say? Life took a TURN and I am still finding myself. A close companionship relationship that ended rather abruptly in early … Continue reading
Sovereignty and Free Will
I have believed for a very long time that our free will resides right inside the realm of God’s sovereignty. I know it sounds kind of impossible, but I really … Continue reading
Bloom Where You Are Planted….
On the cement sidewalk, growing in a crack….. Amazing tenacity of life. A lesson which speaks volumes. No matter the difficulty of the circumstances, bloom where you are planted! Be … Continue reading
Latest Pet Peve…..
Dec 1, 2022. I wrote this Aug 9, 2022, but didn’t post it for some reason. I just found it in my draft folder. It’s time to fix that….. NB: … Continue reading
Google Pics and God
Looking at a mixture of Google photos (nature and architecture) flowing across the face of my tv screen, I had a thought: We stand in wonder at what man has … Continue reading
Fig Trees & Joy
I have been going through some difficult times of late, for me anyway. I know there is much worse going on out there for other people, and sometimes I believe … Continue reading
Something to consider…. Or not? Many have….. How about you? Interesting…… I choose to believe! You? It has been a real blessing for me in my life…. AJ ❤
How “Covid” Stole My Life…..or….A Journey Down the Wormhole.
Over the last two years, Covid (this “pandemic”) stole so much of my life, ripping sections out little piece by little piece…..friends, routines , activities (church, outreach ministry, bible study, … Continue reading
On The Wrong Track?
I feel very much like I am on the wrong track lately. I may even be “off the rails”! I saw this book on the shelf today and was drawn … Continue reading
How are you?
Hi there….. How is everyone out there doing in these very strange times? How are you coping? Care to share? I’m having some hard times, but I know I will … Continue reading
After a beautiful, bright, but now rather chilly day, I noticed the heavy skies through our apartment windows….. It looks OMINOUS!!!! It has its own kind of beauty. I wonder … Continue reading
God “Paints” the Skies
An old post from my draft folder that I must have forgotten to publish!!! July 4, 2018 Sometimes you just see something awesome and you want to capture it. I … Continue reading
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
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
I saw this beautifully blossoming tree on my walk last week. I so enjoyed the luscious, colorful, pink blossoms, I had to stop to take a pic. I … Continue reading
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
There Is Hope
May 21, 2017 No God, no hope Know God, know hope ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Seeing some things lately that bring home how sad and broken a life without faith really is, mainly … Continue reading
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
Bloom Falls ~ Thing of beauty Bloom falls God’s creation A wonder ~ Simple flower Speaks awe A testament To design ~ My heart swells God lives! Reveals himself In … Continue reading
Goodbye 67. Hello 68!
So now I’m 68. Just like that. I’m amazed I am still here…. It was my birthday on Thursday and I am writing this on Saturday. I have not blogged … Continue reading
The End of a Year…..
There is so much about life that I don’t understand….. Sitting here thinking about this old year that is about to end, and…..I’m not ready for it to … Continue reading
Relationships Are Not Easy (but they are worth it)
The Facebook article below (see link) is so true. I’ve been in these situations on both ends of the matter. What I try to remember now is that God knows … Continue reading
The Perfection of Flaws
Nothing can compare to the work of God’s grace on an imperfect life. I should know. I’m so thankful for His grace in all my imperfections. His perfect love … Continue reading
The following YouTube link provides some common sense info on vaccines and health from a “quack”. I don’t know where you stand on vaccinations. I held off with my child … Continue reading
My Journey with God.
I wrote this in 2011, but it could apply to today or any day. I struggle with many things but specifically family losses, the return of cancer and depression in … Continue reading
How often is it that we reach out to God to speak into our lives and then we miss out on His reply? The little video has touched my heart … Continue reading
Truth? Subjective vs Objective
Writing 101 submission for day 12) Truth? Subjective vs Objective A friend posted this on Facebook today. Here is what was written, along with the illustration: “I love this illustration … Continue reading
Light into Darkness. Love into Hate. Writing 101, Day 5, Hook ’em with a quote
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The … Continue reading
A Leap of Faith, Writing 101, Day 4, A Story in a Single Image
Writing 101, Day 4, A Story in a Single Image A Leap of Faith This picture speaks to me about faith…. It would require much faith for me to leap … Continue reading
Take Kindly the Counsel of the Years
Loving this line from “The Desiderata” and pondering a little upon it. Much food for thought in that little sentence. I think “Take kindly the counsel of the years” talks … Continue reading
“One can get in a car and see what man has made. One must get on a horse to see what God has made.” ~ Author Unknown I like it……. … Continue reading
My Bucket List ~
Originally posted on CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann:
Lord, I’ve got me a bucket, filled with things for me to do so the world may know. . . why I…
Day 8 of Proverbs
May 16, 2015 Day 8 of Proverbs You don’t have to look very far for wisdom. The proverb tells us that wisdom is readily available, even crying out for you … Continue reading
A Stubborn Will
Dysfunctionality impedes progress. Sad, but true, unfortunately. 😦 Hoping and wishing for better things. God knows what’s best and for that, I am thankful. Here is a truth worth reading: … Continue reading
Oh my! That would be something! Dragged through the hedge backwards, flattened completely, squeezed through the wringer, tied in knots, mangled, ripped apart, totally shredded, and whatever else! It would … Continue reading
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
Guard Thy Lips
Guard Well Thy Lips The following poem, each line of which is based upon a verse of Scripture, was sent in by Mrs. Annabeth Cartwright of River Forest, Illinois. She … Continue reading
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
On Turning 66
Well, it’s my last few minutes of being 65. In less than half an hour, I will turn 66! I’m wondering what is the last thing I should write in … Continue reading
For the Moms
Such sweetness ❤ Too good not to share 🙂 http://rare.us/story/garth-brooks-performance-moved-the-good-morning-america-team-to-tears/
Lost moorings, December 12, 2014 Things happen in life. There are things we have some measure of control over, as in they are consequences of lifestyle and relationships, and other … Continue reading
Missing My Husband
I went out on my own tonight, Jim, as has been my custom lately, and I did enjoy myself listening to local musicians at Serious Coffee. I think you would … Continue reading
Love Letter from God
Beautiful…….. Be blessed! AJ ❤
A Process of Reconciliation
This story is difficult to share, but here it is……I hope the sharing of it might help someone else somehow. ******************************** Struggling with so much personally right now in this … Continue reading
The Well Jan 8, 2008, 8:47 AM The forgiveness of God is like a well that will never get plumbed……..it just goes on and on, deeper and deeper…..if only our … Continue reading
Lies vs Truth
Lies vs Truth The enemy: “What a waste of a day! You did NOTHING! Absolutely NOTHING! You are USELESS!” The Spirit of the living God: ” You read my word. … Continue reading
Seek First the Kingdom of God
This is an oldie from a few years back, but the thought remains…. May 9, 2011, 10:18 AM Our direction can change, one precious thought at a time….. “Therefore do … Continue reading
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
Be My Valentine
Be My Valentine! Be my Valentine! Lord, be my Valentine! I love You……….. I feel Your love and I thank You For loving me. My husband is … Continue reading
“Poetry” Offering, #6, To My Husband, James
To James……….. Some days are dark and drear And the only thing that gives me cheer Is when you hold me near I love you, my dear. … Continue reading
An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 23
Day 23, An Attitude of Gratitude Dec 23, 2012 Today I am thankful for our seasons. Sometimes that’s easier said than done. I’ve looked out the window with some trepidation … Continue reading
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