A battle has been going on throughout the ages of humankind ever skince Eve and Adam chose to believe Satan’s lies in the Garden of Eden. Disguised as a snake, he challenged them to look at the world as if they, not God, were the major players in the game. Satan presented a “no-confidence” vote… Read More
Jeremiah 31:3 (The Message) Citing my picture sources: Doing something creative is my favorite! And I love visuals–not only do they help me learn, but they take me places in my mind. I also use them to meditate on scripture or doodle a picture of what I hear from God through scripture. So, when I… Read More
Romans 12:3 tells us that each one of us is provided a measure of faith, and it’s just the amount we need. Our faith–whole-hearted trust–is a gift of sheer grace that God gave to us out of His deep, deep love. We live in union, in identification, with Christ (Galatians 2:20). When situations throw us… Read More
A chicken crossed the ocean and met a British spy. “What’s your name?” he asked the man.“Bond. James Bond,” the spy said. “What’s yours?”“Ken. Chick Ken,” the bird cackled. What do you call an underwater spy?Pond. James Pond. I just bought a new blindfold. I can’t see myself wearing it. Another joke from Laurel: What… Read More
I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances. I’m just as happy with little as with much, with much as with little. I’ve found the recipe for being happy whether full or hungry, hands full or hands empty. Whatever I have, wherever I am, I can make it through anything in the… Read More
An old Testament Story of Faith, found in Judges 6-7 Who was Gideon? He was a frightened man threshing wheat in a winepress to hide from the Midianites. The Angel of God greeted him, “The Lord is with you, mighty warrior.” Startled, Gideon ignored the “mighty warrior” designation and whined in the winepress. “If the… Read More
Q: What do dogs and cell phones have in common? A: They both have collar ID. What is a tornado’s favorite game to play?Twister Elevator music bothers me at many different levels. Laurel said to add this to the “Granny jokes.” What do you call a taco that does exercise?A walking taco.