I feel my body growing tense so this must be important that I explore this because I am seeing a place of neglect.
I have the practice of reading my Bible daily using a plan that will take me through the Bible in a year. But I read a lot more of the Bible than the approximately three chapters a day it takes to complete a trip through the Bible in a year. And I read lots of other things that cause me to pause and cogitate over the words just read. Sometimes I just have to write, to think the words or thoughts through on paper, to figure out what they say and mean to me, and maybe to someone else.
Those thoughts show up in MEDITATIONS. And, periodically when I houseclean my Blog entries, lots of them will end up stored back here.
Meditation and Writing Days 1 and 2
but they thought their own writing could not really matter because no one asked to hear it again. No one wanted to listen to the heart beating in every word.
How Deep Do You Sing?
All of a sudden, I couldn’t sing anymore. I just wasn’t sure the words were true or right for me. So I stood there and shut up.
March 26, 2020 Book for the Moment: 50 Days of Hope
If you have to have cancer, this is the one to have.” But we live in the age of google and OK, the first news didn’t sound bad, but the more I explored the possibilities, the less I liked this leukemia, even if it was the “one to have.”
Blindsided by God
What makes this book especially good is that Chin doesn’t try to preach at you, or say how nothing discouraged him because after all, he had God.
What Do You Do Sunday Morning?
You need to tell them that you are aware of the mission you have of preparing them to cope with life in a way that glorifies God. That you are aware of the importance of helping them understand that ...
A Life-Changing Moment!
I was seventeen, home from college to watch my boyfriend, Jim King, wrestle in the regional tournament, then as now, at the end of February. The tournament and wrestling season over for us on Saturday, Jim's family invited me for dinner, or did Jim invite me for dinner at his house after church? I'm not…Read more A Life-Changing Moment!
It’s a Drought!
Scientists are now saying by April 12, there will simply be no more water in the reservoirs.
Like A Glutton!
And maybe you are like me, you may even work hard to get your Bible reading in every day, but you approach it like a job, a task, something to get through sometimes.
One Night in Bethlehem
Since I am working on my second book of poetry, I thought I might post a few pieces from my first, pieces that relate to this Christmas season. Here is the first one. I hope it brings that amazing night into reality for you. One Night in Bethlehem She lay there in the cold, cutting…Read more One Night in Bethlehem