Sometimes Jesus himself, is offensive to people and they will turn away. Understanding the truth, some will refuse to follow Christ.
Pray your children grow into understanding a Biblical perspective on work which enables them to accept it will not be easy but that there is a purpose in all work. Ask Jesus to help them see that as our Father is working, so too it is good for us to work.
During this past week I noted my thousandth prayer of gratitude to Jesus for all He gives me. What I’ve learned in the 22 months since I first began recording gifts goes way beyond any […]
I learned a new word today: ineluctable. According to the Shorter Oxford Dictionary it means: Unable to be resisted or avoided; inescapable. This wonderful word was introduced to me by Seamus Heaney in his poem […]
This week’s 5 Minute Friday prompt is ‘Enough’ Go: “It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.” (1 Kings 19:4 ESV) We men are generally supposed to […]
As a lily among brambles,so is my love among the young women. (Song of Solomon 2:2 ESV) Near the entrance to the building in which I work is a patch of irises. I particularly like […]
I found this interesting little quote in the journal Pediatrics, Volume 76, Number 3, September 1985, page 370: Death and the Victorian child (1869) Today’s children, at least in this country, are shielded from death […]
This week’s 5 Minute Friday prompt: ‘Story’ Go: “What’s the story?” I hate those words. As a kid it usually meant I was about to be busted for my latest misdemeanor and had to think real fast […]