Working on the Building

Sometimes on our spiritual journey, things don’t always go as smoothly as we think they should.  I am a Christian so when I accepted Christ as Saviour, my life was suppose to be free from bumps in the road. It was supposed to be a paved highway, a fast ride on the interstate with no toll booths ahead.  That’s right-isn’t it? At least you would think that after God finished working on your sins at conversion when He showed you …

Open Your Eyes

They announced their arrival as they flew over the house and beckoned me to the window.  Majestic Canadian geese flying in formation landing near the pond across the pasture in search of food.  I ran to the window as I often do to see the “special” delight that God provided just to remind me of His presence and the glory of His creation. There they were swimming on the pond and grazing nearby grass doing what geese do as I …

The Straight Razor

As my three sisters and I were dividing my Mother’s things, we have discovered a number of items belonging to grandparents and great grandparents.  The items have been a variety of things from every Christmas card and every bank statement from many years back to personal items such as wedding rings or class rings.  We very carefully are going through each piece finding some trash but mostly a lot of treasures.  These include old pictures dating back many generations, a …

There is a Season

Thank you, Father God, for the beauty You create in every season.  Each season has its own special beauty…even winter when the earth appears to be dead with shades of brown and no spring flowers are blooming.  Sometimes the sky is a dark shade of gray when the sun is not shining.  And yet, as it appears a dismal place…the earth is preparing for new life and soon the earth will burst forth in glorious colors as the daffodils peak …