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”

For the Repeat Offenders Who Are Loved, [A Poem Prayer]

“Lord, Every family has a rascal, someone who breaks the rules a delinquent of untold frustration and sleepless nights a repeated offender and bearer of woe The problem child who needs the most chastening. Is this why you love me most persistently? When you correct me, is it because I’m the one most contrary OrContinue reading “For the Repeat Offenders Who Are Loved, [A Poem Prayer]”

Dressing Up to Please, [Authenticity]

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,”  – Colossians 3:12, ESV I used to always get dressed up for Sunday church, hey– our whole family dressed in their best.  “Windsor knots” and jewelry, and we looked good.  I was pastoring at this time, and weContinue reading “Dressing Up to Please, [Authenticity]”

THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER, [Warfare]

Peter Bruegel, “The Bird Snare” “Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. 4 He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. 5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, NorContinue reading “THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER, [Warfare]”