You probably already use a variety of versions as your study the Bible. I’ve found that looking at different versions can help me to see and hear things I haven’t noticed before. For that reason, I will include different versions throughout this study. The first four versions I go to are: (NIV) New International Version… Read More
Like Jennifer Dukes Lee, I have God sightings every day. That doesn’t mean everything is wonderful all the time, that means I have peace because I know who is in charge. Thanks to artists and wordsmiths for sharing with us in coloring books. I love gel pens!
I wrote this in 2015, and I believe I can hear a reaction to of all the hoopla preceeding a presidential election year. But I could have written this at any time in the last 30 years, when belief in God has been so publicly belittled as milksop for the weaklings who can’t handle life… Read More
As I looked through the collection of poetry that I have written over the years, I find that my poems generally fit in two categories: faith or working-through-it.” Sometimes, they fit both categories. When things require some deep excavating or when a new discovery thrills me, poetry is what seems to flow out of my… Read More
“Listen, My people! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. 5 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. 6 And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. 7 Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when… Read More
Sometimes the way a I talk and act toward the people I love isn’t very loving. My love is imperfect. God’s love is so big, full, and never-failing that I can’t begin to understand it. He loves, not because I’m so deserving, but because GOD = LOVE. Coloring with colored pencils or gel pens is… Read More
We are proof of imperfection and sin. God designed perfect people to walk with Him in a perfect world. Sin entered the world because of our choice. And look around you at the world, look at me? We are proof of imperfection and sin. Yet Jesus taught us to pray for God’s Kingdom to be… Read More