Published February 13th, 2016 by

Young Samuel’s first task of obedience was not easy. He had to go to the man who was his caretaker, his boss, his adoptive parent, and tell him this. Announce…

Read More Even Afraid

Published February 12th, 2016 by

Hannah begged the Lord for a child and promised him to God. So as soon as her son Samuel was weaned, she took him to the temple and placed him…

Read More Listening Hear

Published February 11th, 2016 by

My new yellow-handled kitchen shears made me happy just to look at them.  What a joy it would be to chop my Forgotten Chicken ingredients with them.. My Forgotten Chicken…

Read More Something Stinks

Published February 10th, 2016 by

“Quit your worship charades. I can’t stand your trivial religious games: Monthly conferences, weekly Sabbaths, special meetings—meetings, meetings, meetings—I can’t stand one more! Meetings for this, meetings for that. I…

Read More Enough Said

Published February 9th, 2016 by

Do not be the one who takes offense, holds offense, stays angry, holds grudges or points fingers, yells blame, and sucks thumb by self in corner. Do not swallow anger,…

Read More Do Not

Published February 8th, 2016 by

It’s interesting that Jacob was a home body, loving the indoor life, because he ended up as a sheep herder, far from home. For Jacob, it might have been because…

Read More Food for thought

Published February 7th, 2016 by

Jacob started out as a heel and went down hill from there. You can find the whole story beginning in Genesis 25: 24. When it came time Jacob to marry,…

Read More Jacob’s Mess

Published February 6th, 2016 by

My younger days included several years as a 4-H leader. Remember now, this was in the 70’s in rural Ontario, a place that barely knew what a pizza was. No…

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Published February 5th, 2016 by

Write a love letter to Jesus, cried my inner self, then one to your children, and all by yourself! Tell what you feel, and how you do care, about those…

Read More Parenting Love Letter

Published February 4th, 2016 by

When four men couldn’t get their friend to Jesus they lowered him through a roof top and this is what happened. (Luke 2) And when Jesus saw their faith [their…

Read More One Way In