Month: June 2009

Hope

“Hope” is the thing with feathers — That perches in the soul — And sings the tune without the words — And never stops — at all — And sweetest — in the Gale — is heard — And sore…

Brevity of Life

 “Let my heart be broken by the things that break the heart of God.” Bob Pierce According to Wiki Answers.com 250,000 to 300,000 people die each day. Those figures are mind boggling to me. Someone’s heart is breaking on a…

I Missed Fourth Grade

I didn’t flunk fourth grade, I just missed it, the whole year! During summer break I woke up one morning with a fever and a very stiff and swollen arm. The pain was piercing; the slightest touch caused me to…

Childhood Memories

I remember sitting in Miss Lillian’s Sunday School Class. I was about six years old. Our class room must have been either downstairs or in the basement as I recall gray cement walls, no windows and a musty smell. It…

Touching Shoulders

There’s a comforting thought at the close of the day, When I’m weary and lonely and sad,That sort of grips hold of my crusty old heart and bids it be merry and glad. It gets in my soul and drives…

Be Very Careful…

When I’m walking on frozen ground, wet or slick floors I’m in my “Caution Zone”.  I’m stepping ever so carefully to keep from falling and possibly injuring myself.  I want to avoid danger. The text I’m looking at today isn’t…

Are You Influential???

Are you leading an influential life? Many times we talk out of both sides of our mouth. We claim to follow Jesus, yet our actions contradict our claim. I am often surprised and disappointed by the conduct of “Christians”. When…

God Who Comforts Us…

Do you think much about God’s comfort or about comforting others? Consider the following verses, prayerfully you will find the same peace and comfort I did. I love the quote below; it is a great example of love, compassion and…

What's Your Maintenance Plan???

 Maintenance – Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service. To keep up; to preserve. How are you doing in the maintenance department? Are you keeping up on your home obligations, car, teeth, health, yard…how about…

What's it Worth???

Are you worried over the uncertainties of life? Is there a battle between the spirit and the flesh consuming your time and energies? Is your life divided between spiritual and material concerns? Most of us can quote the following scripture…