Blessings for a Blessed Person

Too often we forget the wonderful blessings that are already ours.  The most precious things are the intangibles.  A child’s hugs and a husband at peace are just a few we can count as ours.   “Surely you have granted him eternal blessings        and made him glad with the joy of your presence.”  Ps.Continue reading “Blessings for a Blessed Person”

Salt That is Not Quite Salt

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.” –Matthew 5:13, NIV In the Middle-East, salt has a real impurity problem.  Comparing it to what you have onContinue reading “Salt That is Not Quite Salt”

Short Timers

“Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is.” Ps 39:4, NLT Typically, we avoid this level of scrutiny.  Life is best enjoyed in a relative ignorance, and we certainly do not welcome the knowledge that life is limited.  We areContinue reading “Short Timers”