FIGHTING TO BE KEPT ALIVE

I do not understand all of the feelings of a parent. An ecstatic couple learns that the wife is pregnant!  In general, there is ecstasy!  Nine months seems like an eternity, Dr’s appointments seem endless and that “bump” becomes a gloating point, though the discomfort keeps saying: “Let’s get this over with.” Each arrival inContinue reading “FIGHTING TO BE KEPT ALIVE”

JOCKEYING FOR POSITION

Enjoying the beautiful weather that is ours this time of the year, just prior to the burning summer that will follow, we sat on our patio enjoying dinner.  As usual, the birds arrived to enjoy their meal also. You will recall how I have been frustrated on occasion watching their actions while endeavoring to gorgeContinue reading “JOCKEYING FOR POSITION”

CONSIDER THIS…SOME THOUGHTS ON HEAVEN…

Being a very practical person, I guess I should start at that point…Heaven is always treated in Scripture from a practical point of view. Herbert Lockyer noted: “The thought of Heaven becomes an Element in the Formation of Character… ‘Do not lay up treasures upon earth; lay up treasures in Heaven.’ (Matthew 6:19) Character isContinue reading “CONSIDER THIS…SOME THOUGHTS ON HEAVEN…”

OUR FATHER

…Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Matthew 6:9 Reflecting on “The Lord’s Prayer” in Matthew 6, I found myself deeply engrossed on the opening thought, “Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be your name.” Identification was my initial thought. Here I am approaching the creator of the universe, the sustainer of the universe,Continue reading “OUR FATHER”