“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:23-24 It was that time again. Time to clean up the poop in the backyard. With three dogs, you can imagine how much… Continue reading Cleaning Up the Poop
“Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:8 When I was little, my Gramma was always “encouraging” me to try new foods. Luckily, I had two older sisters to try it first, so I could ask them, “What’s it taste like?” (Not like their… Continue reading What’s It Taste Like?
“He determines the number of the stars and calls them by name.” Psalm 147:4 First, you may have noticed I changed the title of my blog from Daily Devotions to Reflections (actually, for about 10 minutes yesterday morning it was Refelctions before I noticed my typo… a little advice – don’t try typing before your… Continue reading The Name Game
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God iswith you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand. "I just wanted to be sure… Continue reading “Are You There?”
“Don't fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God's wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It's wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your… Continue reading Nervous Nelly
“Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them.” Ephesians 4:29 (NLT) The joy of potty training. My little nephew is learning to go “pee-pee” on the potty. Every hour, my sister runs him to the bathroom,… Continue reading Potty Mouth
“My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing and make music with all my soul.” Psalm 108:1 Have you ever belted out the lyrics (or at least what you thought were the lyrics) to a song while driving in your car? I mean, all out air drums, power mic, scrunched up face – the… Continue reading I Will Sing, Sing, Sing!
“She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.” Proverbs 31:15 It was still dark this morning when I went for my walk (yup, kind of like it is EVERY morning I go for a walk…), but as I was strolling along – yes,… Continue reading While It Is Still Dark
“Then Jesus said to him, ‘Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.’” John 5:8Every week day morning my alarm goes off at 5:00 A.M. signaling me, it’s time to get up and walk the dog (sometimes dogs – yes, I have three. I know…trust me… I don’t know what we were thinking either!). Most… Continue reading Get up!
“‘“The Lord bless and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’” Numbers 6:24-26Friday afternoon my boys and I met some friends at the local pool. It was the first time I’d been to the pool all… Continue reading "Son-kissed"