Picking Out a Kitten

One of the highlights in a child's life is choosing a kitten, it will rank up there with many other memories. It's often the first big decision they will make on their own. The child will be introduced to a litter, and then be encouraged to choose. And typically there will be some hard picks, … Continue reading Picking Out a Kitten

Caving Into the Presence

  "Let us go right into the presence of God with sincere hearts fully trusting him. For our guilty consciences have been sprinkled with Christ’s blood to make us clean, and our bodies have been washed with pure water." Hebrews 10:22  I have never really understood "caving".  Some consider it a sport, but I guess I … Continue reading Caving Into the Presence

Peanut Butter, Hot Lunch and Dreams

Warning: Rambling post, very tedious. Don't operate heavy equipment for two hours after reading this post. I grew up in a big, brick house in Northern Wisconsin. Our beautiful home hid our desperate poverty, and it was quite difficult. My father and mother scraped by enough each week to feed and clothe us. But just barely.  Mom would … Continue reading Peanut Butter, Hot Lunch and Dreams

The Lord Is Our Shepherd

This is what is called a "found poem," which means that every line of the poem was found in some other writing. In this case, all of  the lines of this poem are found in the Bible, from the Old Testament prophets, the words of Jesus, and all the way through Revelation. The lines of … Continue reading The Lord Is Our Shepherd