Category Archives: Inspiration

Wicked Among Us

“Help, LORD, for no faithful one remains; the loyal have disappeared from the human race. They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.” Who hasn’t felt like that lately?! Even though the tirade sounds typical … Continue reading

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Who’s In the Mirror?

According to the Mayo Clinic, a pregnancy glow is real. “Greater blood volume brings more blood to vessels, resulting in skin that looks flushed. Changes in hormone levels might also cause the skin glands on the face to secrete more … Continue reading

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De-clutter

It was such an unexpected blessing recently when we received a list of household and classroom items needed by a church in Africa. My ‘mission’ was to scavenge each closet, cabinet, and cranny to locate those objects camouflaged in our … Continue reading

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Reconciler & Ambassador

According to Webster, ‘reconcile’ means to make friendly again, to settle (a quarrel, etc.) or to make compatible or content. An ‘ambassador’ is an authorized representative or messenger. As believers, we have experienced the gift of being reconciled to God. … Continue reading

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Seekers of Truth

Today, there are many voices to weigh and discern. Views on where to find truth and who is speaking truth are countless. After Jesus’s arrest, He explained to the Roman governor, Pilate, “You are right in saying I am a … Continue reading

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God’s Response to Rebellion ~ Not What You Think

Today my Bible reading included Psalm 78. Here’s the gist. As an instructional psalm the author gently calls the audience to listen up and remember. Remember the wonders of God, how He had worked miraculously in the lives of the … Continue reading

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Helping the Sick

Jesus surprised His listeners when he taught that when we help others, it’s as if we are caring for Jesus Himself (Matthew 25:35-40). Clearly, we have been given the task to look after the sick, making sure their needs are met. Meals, medication, transportation, etc. along with a word of encouragement and prayer seem like the least we can do. Continue reading

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Daily ‘Cup of Dew’

Acronyms and abbreviations have become a part of our daily lives … and not just when texting. LOL! Many acronyms and abbreviations relate to one’s occupation. When I taught elementary school, there was a whole list of education-related abbreviations. As … Continue reading

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Bedtime Thoughts

One of my favorite childhood picture books was Dr. Seuss’ One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. It concludes with a cozy scene. “And now good night. It is time to sleep. So we will sleep with our pet … Continue reading

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When Friends Betray

Friendships. They grace our lives with love, encouragement, and commitment. Friends come alongside us on our journey and share our victories and failures. They cheer us on and perhaps admonish us as needed. The one with a faithful friend is … Continue reading

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