Can You Iron a Bible?

If you are going to spill coffee on your Bible, Leviticus is a good place for it to land.  Leviticus is an important book in the Bible, but it is not where I spend most of my Bible study time. So, this morning I got up early to finish off Leviticus with my morning cup…

Here I Raise My Ebenezer

I love the old hymn Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.  I especially love the phrase that reads “Here I raise my Ebenezer; Hither by Thy help I’m come.”  That part of the song is a reference to the story found in I Samuel 7, particularly verse 14. I Samuel 7:14 Then Samuel took a stone, and…

Seven Things to Wear that Won’t Go Out of Style

Who would have thought that I would one day call the 1980s the ‘good ole days’?  The fashions that I like to wear are way out of style by today’s standards.  I sing music that was contemporary in my teens but is now classic, and I date myself by the references and examples I use…

Three Thoughts from Hebrews 11

If we want to leave a legacy, we should live our faith. (Hebrews 11:4) Faith doesn’t always reveal the destination, but it always starts a journey. (Hebrews 11:8) When the patriarchs of the faith left their country, it was no longer on their mind.  Instead, they looked ahead to a new life, a new home,…

Solid Ground

Everyday my life is changing; New ambitions steal my heart. Everyday this world is calling me to hurry, take a part in all the expectations that pull me from His way. God, my Father, never changes. True and Faithful is His name. From beginning to the end of my days He is always, always the…

What is My Cross?

Luke 9:23 – And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Mama. Mama. Mama! Mothers of young children sometimes just want to change their title.  The constant demand for attention and the need for love and care…