Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Pits

I was too late. A week earlier as I mowed the yard, I noticed a bunch of peaches on the tree in my backyard.  I immediately thought of what I might make with them, and had decided on a peach … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Turning Back Time

The hands of time were turned back. Through His prophet, Jeremiah, God sent letters to His children exiled in Babylon.  At one point, God listed the many reasons He had allowed them to be captured by Nebuchadnezzar. Among those reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Knowledge or Wisdom?

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.  Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.” (Bryan O’Driscoll) We definitely live in the information (or knowledge) age.  According to one recent report, information is now doubling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Our Pain, His Purpose

When everyone one else had deserted him during his first Roman imprisonment, Paul wrote: At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them.  But the Lord stood at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Past, Present, and Future

In his excellent series on dating, pastor Andy Stanley stated: The present will be your past, which will be present in your future. (Andy Stanley). This was Stanley’s way of attempting to convince young adults that the choices they make … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Every Morning

He gives us unending love and new compassion every day!! (To receive free daily devotions via email, subscribe at:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/blogs—daily-devotions.html. For more information about the ministry, or to order the devotional books, visit:  http://www.theteachableheart.com/books.html).

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Pursued Interest

“Talent is a pursued interest.  Anything you’re willing to practice you can do.” (Bob Ross) I remember watching Ross’ painting program on PBS during the 70s.  I’m not sure if I was more intrigued by his painting or his afro!  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment