When it was time for Elizabeth’s baby to be born, she gave birth to a son.” Luke 1:57 Elizabeth and Zacharias had waited a lifetime for their son to be born. In fact, they were both past the childbearing years. Elizabeth thought the Lord had denied her the blessing of being a mother. Yet God […]
I looked at the clock and sighed, frustrated with yet another Sunday evening spent in a haze of laundry. Socks, undershirts, pants, work shirts, and towels stood in piles waiting to be put away while I took out the last load from the dryer. Eleven p.m. and NOT all was well.
Time is an elusive resource. No matter how hard we try, we can’t grasp it or control it or change it. We complain that there isn’t enough of it in a day to get things done. It flies by when we’re having fun. Things can become frozen in it. The older we get, the faster it goes. It’s of the essence. […]
What does it mean to be blessed or to live a blessed life? I was pondering that myself the other day after reading a section of scripture in John 13. Verses 16 and 17 say the following: I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than […]
Piles of books. Stacks of magazines. Untried recipes. Unfinished projects. Does any of this sound familiar to you? Truth be told, I have way more plans I want to accomplish and things I want to do then time to finish them all in. I often feel frustrated when I see around me the evidence of […]
Welcome to Day 23 of our Lenten Devotional! We are continuing our study this week on the topic of simplicity. In today’s devotion, we have to take a hard look at our schedules. Are we spending our time in the areas God wants us to, or are lives out of kilter? Just click on the […]