Before you begin to feel discouraged about your own detour, let me just add that we are slow learners. Our detour onto the sailboat was more than five years ago. Along the way, we've each had our roller coaster moments. I think my dear man would agree we've each experienced the full spectrum of emotions. Gratefully, one of us is usually on the upside when the other is sliding down. We're definitely riding the crazy learning curve. Welcome aboard!
God says He's doing a new thing. He's asking us, "Do you not perceive it?" Then even before we know how to answer, God simply begins to explain what He's already causing to happen in the EARTH. You might feel like resisting this message. I know we're all still sore from 2020, and 2021 hasn't … Continue reading Get Excited For A New Thing.
Advent. Anticipation. Christmas Eve. Nothing's normal. Traditions are breaking in the harsh winds of 2020. It's a challenge to remember joy this year in the disappointment. To remember peace in all the confrontations. To remember hope in all the broken traditions. To remember love when so many voices are spewing something other. It's a challenge. … Continue reading Could I have Tears for Christmas?
Day 130. Focus - Jesus. Eyes on Him. How else can I live in peace? Unless my heart be tethered to my Lord, I will lose heart. Unless my feet remain within my Good Shepherd's pasture, I will lose my way. Unless my eyes remain trained on His eyes of love, I will stray for … Continue reading Tethered
It is the diligent, caring and responsible farmer who allows the tearing up of the soil. He desires the best production from his seed and works tirelessly to make sure that the good harvest will come to fruition. He tends, he waits and waters and watches over the miracle of death becoming life!
2020, I believe will go down in history as one of the most difficult years of a lifetime. Hopefully, in the future, many people will also remember that 2020 was the year of their greatest growth. Much good can arise out of painful and unwelcome circumstances. I know because I've witnessed this truth in my … Continue reading 2. A boat divided will sink
Little Girl loved to take adventure walks. So, one day, beginning in her own neighborhood, she skipped through the familiar streets humming a familiar tune. So ingrained in her mind was the layout of her town, she believed she could walk it blindfolded. Not out of duty, rather it was love which enabled her to … Continue reading Someone Should Do Something…