Have you ever worried? I certainly have. I love this picture. Pretty flowers with a beautiful, blue sky background. However, life is not always this pretty. Sometimes it is downright ugly. There is much trouble. But worrying about the trouble (especially tomorrow's trouble) doesn't help me. In fact, it can be a great hindrance to [...]
Holding On: Many times we find ourselves holding on to what we want. Our dreams, hopes, aspirations. Letting Go: Sometimes God gives us what we desire, but sometimes He has other plans for us. I have prayed that God would replace my desires with His (Psalm 37:4). Sometimes I struggle telling the difference between what [...]
I was recently reminded of a story from my time of teaching K4. One of my students needed to have heart surgery which was scheduled for mid-December. As a class we prayed for him at the beginning of every school day. I know how easy it is to look at difficult circumstances and think that [...]
Hummingbirds are notorious for not getting along. When one is at a feeder he usually will fight off any other that comes near. This picture was taken at a restaurant in Colorado. They had some hummingbird feeders along the front of the building. There were several times when more than one hummingbird was at a [...]
The only "down" I want is on my knees before my Heavenly Father. This is a good place to be.
Thunderstorms Tonight I got to hear one of my favorite sounds. A thunderstorm. This is highly unusual for Minnesota in March. We are more likely to get a snowstorm (which we did - a week ago this past Friday - over 12 inches overnight - but enough of that.) Today God gave us a warmer [...]