Showing posts from August, 2012

Back to Reality

Psalm 27:4 ( NIV) One thing  I ask from the Lord ,this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple. Alaska- What a beautiful part of God's creation! We arrived last night and due to the time change I am still awake :) Alaska along with the Grand Canyon have been two places that were on my "bucket list" if you will. Earlier this year I was able to get a glimpse at the Grand Canyon and now my eyes have seen Alaska. It's massive, more than my eyes were able to fully capture. It's the same feeling I got when I looked at the Grand Canyon. It's interesting because I'm never sure what I am supposed to feel or what my reaction will actually be. After looking at God's beautiful creation it doesnt' take long for me to feel small. I've looked, stared, pondered, and just stood in awe at the enormous landscape of mountains. Mountains covered in such

You Can Keep Your Gift

D a niel 5:1 6 -17   N o w I h a v e he a rd t h a t y ou a re a b le to give interpretations and to solve diffi c u lt problems.   I f yo u can read this writing and tell me what it means, you w ill be clothed in purple a n d have a gold chain placed ar o und yo u r n e ck, and you will be made the third highest ruler in the kingdom.” Then Daniel answered t h e ki n g, “You m a y keep y o ur gifts for yo u rself and g ive y o ur rewar d s to some o ne e ls e . Nevertheless, I will read the writing for the king and tell him what it means. Daniel once again called to explain a dre a m; a mystery that the Lord had given King Belshazzar. First it was Nebuchadnezzar's dream; a king who's advisers could not tell him what was troubling him . Here comes Daniel, a young man, in e xile, under a new ruler, called to stand before the king. We know that Daniel prayed; also asked hi

She Graduated Before Me

2 Corinthians 3:16-18  Yesterday I celebrated my husband's birthday.  Thank your for all your kinds words and birthday wishes....I made sure he got them all!   I don't have a Face Book account; I don't have a Twitter account; what I have is the privilage to share the Word of God via email, God's Great Word!   Throughout the years I have shared some of the events that have occurred in my life.  My life belongs to God. He is always speaking to me and through life's journey he carries me.....then I often share it with you, my friends and family!  It's like we are sitting at a table, having a warm cup of coffee, leaning back and just sharing life! I have been thinking about this all week; sometimes crying, but definitely thinking about the last hours I spent with my mom.  No one is ever fully prepared. I recall the day before she slipped away, the conversation I had on the phone with her; the urgency I felt to share Jesus with my mom.  God knew.   Yes, ch

Happy Birthday Papo

Ephesi a ns   5 :2 2 - 2 3   Wives, submit yourselves   t o your own   hu s b ands   as y o u do to t h e L o rd.     F or the   h usba n d is the he a d of   the   wife as C h rist is t h e he a d of t h e c h urc h ,   h is b o dy,   o f which he is t h e Savior. Tod a y is   m y h u s b an d ’s   b irthd a y!   Happy   Birthday   Papo! I'll tell you a little bit   a bo u t   h im.   He op e r a t e s in the give   o f service.   He's n e v e r   l ooking   f o r t h e spot light, but act u ally   runs from it :) He   treats me   l i ke   a   que e n   (ask   any o ne who knows   me).  He's   a   gentleman who still   opens the   car   door   for me after, s o on to b e , 30   y e ars of   m arria g e. He tucks me i n to   b ed a n d always   kiss e s me   g oo d -ni g ht.  He's usually   t h e first o n e to ap o logize   even if I'm t h e one   a t fa u lt. He is   gifted   in   many   areas;   works w i th   his   hands   and   is   hi

Sometimes You Need A Little Encouragement

Matthew 14:28-31 (NIV) “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, “Lord, save me!” Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,”" he said, “why did you doubt?” John 21:4-7 (NIV) Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. He called out to them, “Friends, haven’t you any fish?” “No,” they answered. He said, “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.” When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish. Then the disciple whom Jesus loved" said to Peter, “It is the Lord!” As soon as Simon Peter heard him say, “It is the Lord,” he wrapped his outer garment around him (for he had taken it off) and jumped into the water. Ev