The Path of Life

Psalm 16:11 You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.

When We Don’t Understand

Psalm 23:2-3 He leadeth me beside the still waters.  He restoreth my soul. Sometimes the Lord has to bring us to the place of brokeness before we will give Him our attention.  It is hard to understand why things happen especially when they seem extremely tragic or unnecessary in our opinion.  These are the times when we are grieving over the loss of a loved one or over something that seems so devastating that our hearts feel as if they …

The Peace of God

“Let the peace of God rule in your heart” Colossians 3:15 This verse was given to me by the Lord on Tuesday morning before I knew my sister had died.  It is amazing how the Lord gives you just what you need-sometimes even before you know you need it. I woke up at 5:00 am this morning with everything on my mind and a mixture of different feelings-grief, sadness, memories of happier times, etc.  I remembered the verse above and realized …

Life is a Weaving

 “Let the peace of God rule in your heart” Colossians 3:15 My sister died today.  She was 58 years old.  I never thought she would die before my 85 year old Mother who has Alzheimers but she did.  The one thing I know is that she had accepted Jesus as her Savior.  Knowing that gives me comfort. The verse above was given to me in my quiet time this morning.  God is so good that He provides for us before …

God’s Answers

 God’s Answers     A poem by an unknown Confederate Soldier: I asked for strength that I might achieve; I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey. I asked for health that I might do greater things; I was given infirmity that I might do better things. I asked for riches that I might be wise.  I asked for power that I might feel the need of God. I asked for all things that I might enjoy all …