After a week of traveling to attend to extended family needs, it is good to be back home. This morning I participated in Bible study with dear friends at my church. In the afternoon my husband and I went to see God’s Not Dead 2. Can a teacher mention Jesus in a public… Continue reading Review: God’s Not Dead 2
The lives of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Lilias Trotter are a great inspiration for me. Both spent much time in prayer. Here are quotes from each. The morning prayer determines the day. Squandered time of which we are ashamed, temptations to which we succumb, weakness and lack of courage… Continue reading Morning Prayers
The school board in my town met, and the community was invited. The federal government—specifically the Office of Civil Rights— has demanded that a transgender student be given full access to female locker rooms and restrooms. The meeting place, a high school cafeteria, was packed. Seats extended to the back wall and people… Continue reading The Family is Under Attack
Are you discouraged by the conflicts and moray decay all around us? I am. The study of the book of Acts is giving me hope. I am glad that this book was chosen for the fall Precept Bible study. Sometimes political issues stir my emotions. Can political action groups solve the problems? They may have… Continue reading Lovely Aroma in a World of Conflict
Autumn is a season of birthdays. My granddaughters, plus one daughter and one daughter-in-love all have a birthday in September, October or November. I was blessed in being able to attend the birth of each granddaughter—one at home and the rest in the hospital. To watch each of these babies grow… Continue reading Birthdays!
Every year as I begin a new Bible study, the book chosen speaks to me in my circumstances. The book of Acts begins with the disciples and a group of believers facing many challenges. Prayer is mentioned frequently. All these [disciples] with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the… Continue reading Steadfast in Prayer