Monthly Archives: October 2014

roll up your sleeves

Remember how I was talking about “the size of the task” a couple of days ago? (Oct. 25th) HA–now I’ve found a post I wrote a couple of years ago, where I said similar things about myself! It also talked … Continue reading

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dark mornings

It’s so dark when we get up in the mornings these days! That was my thought before I read today’s scripture from Micah: “Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.” (Micah 7:8b) It seems like I’m … Continue reading

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the unimportant things of life?

Just since that last post, I’ve come across 3 or 4 scripture references–the references only–that I knew what they were. It seems it’s the things you learn as a youth that stay with you! Speaking of youth, I may not … Continue reading

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Solomon’s temple wasn’t built in a day.

“Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don’t be afraid or discouraged by the size of the task, …” (1 Chronicles 28:20) That was my memory verse a couple of years ago. I gave up memorizing, because I could … Continue reading

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body & soul

What if true love is found in the very place we most deserve to be rejected? …(1 John 4:9-10) …The One who knows you best, loves you most. You can trust the God who hung on the cross for you. … Continue reading

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changing it up

In this season of change, however, I have learned much about the consistency of God. He never changes. He never forgets. He never leaves. …. So when change comes–as it inevitably will–fear not.  He just might be about to make … Continue reading

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When good things are bad…

Giving up something good can be soooo freeing. It’s the good things that are hardest to decide about, and there are an awful lot of good things to do! Even in each “good” category–for example, donations to charities–there seem to … Continue reading

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to do

The word for last week is “vaccine”, since I had three of them: flu shot, tetanus, and got talked into paying for the shingles vaccine. This week there is hardly anything happening out of the regular schedule, except for hazardous … Continue reading

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no complaining

The “to do” list when we were first moving in felt quite different than the one we have now. Then, it was huge, but there wasn’t that “have to get it done” feeling, because we knew it would take awhile; … Continue reading

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rainy day “fun”

Yesterday was just one of those days. First of all, I just couldn’t decide which parking spot to take at Walmart… back in here? No, gotta have the back hatch on the outside in rain like this… can’t fit here… … Continue reading

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