New!

New!

I got a new refrigerator yesterday. The old one had died, and the new refrigerator was finally delivered. Every time I walk into my kitchen, I experience a little thrill of happiness when I see it. When I open it, the shelves are gleaming, with no crumbs or spills to...
I Am Not a Lone Tree

I Am Not a Lone Tree

A few weeks ago, I experienced a series of symptoms that I later learned suggested a heart attack. I guess I missed the memo about cardiac symptoms. Who knew that dizziness, nausea, shortness of breath, and sweating were indicators of a cardiac malfunction? Maybe you,...
Loaded with Blessings

Loaded with Blessings

My bags are packed, and I am ready to travel to a reunion of friends. The flight is leaving in three hours and before I leave for the airport, I take a few moments to read God’s Word and pray for my trip.  As I open my Bible to Romans 15:23-29 I read about Paul’s...
Guardian God

Guardian God

I love to people watch. I find myself wondering about that couple at the table next to ours in the restaurant. Are they married? (I check their ring fingers) I try to guess their ages. (I’m sure they are older than me!) Do they enjoy life? I am nosy about their...
The 5 Senses: Protect Your Heart

The 5 Senses: Protect Your Heart

“Follow your heart” is a phrase we hear often. It seems innocent enough. Many movies and television shows revolve around characters who follow their hearts, and the ending is usually happy. Yet God commands us to do the opposite. “The heart is deceitful above all...