Anniversaries

Anniversaries

Anniversary – a day to remember or recall an event. Events like weddings and graduations, new jobs and the first time you met someone you love are all times to remember with good friends and family, good food and much laughter! But there are also anniversaries that I sometimes wish would pass by each year…

#3   Prayer is talking and listening with understanding

#3 Prayer is talking and listening with understanding

I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer. – Psalm 17:6 (NIV) 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds…

#2 Worship is Intentional and not to be Neglected

#2 Worship is Intentional and not to be Neglected

Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary;    praise him in his mighty heavens.2 Praise him for his acts of power;    praise him for his surpassing greatness.3 Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet,    praise him with the harp and lyre,4 praise him with timbrel and dancing,    praise him with the strings and pipe,5 praise him with the clash of cymbals,    praise him with resounding…

#1 Summer is Over!
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#1 Summer is Over!

24 For, “All people are like grass,    and all their glory is like the flowers of the field;the grass withers and the flowers fall,25but the word of the Lord endures forever.” And this is the word that was preached to you. – 1 Peter 1:24-25 (NIV) Many of us do not meet with our weekly Bible study…

Seasons

Seasons

As look back on my life it is not difficult to see “seasons.” An obvious example would be the time I spent at each job in my nursing career. In the almost 35 years that I was an RN, I had five different jobs – and they were very different! I can see the seasons…

Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness

As years roll along, the brain function that I relied on most in my life of multi-tasking, my memory, is not as sharp as it once was. I was the mother of twins plus one, the wife of a local high school band director, and the coordinator of patient care at a hospice that covered…

How Can I Pray?

How Can I Pray?

Meanwhile, the moment we get tired in the waiting, God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. If we don’t know how or what to pray, it doesn’t matter. He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching groans. He knows us far better than we know…