A Divine Predicament

 “Watch for the storms of God.  The only way God plants His saints is through the whirlwind of His storms.” Oswald Chambers Exo 14:2-4 NLT “Order the Israelites to turn back and camp by Pi-hahiroth between Migdol and the sea. Camp there along the shore, across from Baal-zephon. Then Pharaoh will think, ‘The Israelites are confused. TheyContinue reading “A Divine Predicament”

Rolled Away!

“Commit your actions to the Lord and your plans will succeed.” (Proverbs 16:3 NLT)  Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. Corrie Ten Boom I have been thinking lately about what some of the disciples gave up to follow Jesus.  Peter and his brother gave up a fishing business,Continue reading “Rolled Away!”

Not everyone gets to launch a book during a pandemic, but I do!

Not everyone gets to launch a book during a pandemic, but I do!   I guarantee this is a book launch I will never forget. What does a book launch look like in normal times?  My precious small group ladies put together a wonderful coffee and dessert book launch for me.  They invited over one hundred friends to celebrateContinue reading “Not everyone gets to launch a book during a pandemic, but I do!”

A God Story

I love to read God stories! My friend put this one on her Facebook page this morning. I asked for her permission to share. She graciously said, share away! It encouraged me and I think it will encourage you as well. It is a quick read: My local grocery/gas station is ~ 1/4 mile fromContinue reading “A God Story”

Please Lord, travel with us!

[Exo 34:9 NLT] 9 And he said, “O Lord, if it is true that I have found favor with you, then please travel with us. Yes, this is a stubborn and rebellious people, but please forgive our iniquity and our sins. Claim us as your own special possession.” There is a lot of angst today;Continue reading “Please Lord, travel with us!”

What am I to learn?

Exo 27:15-17 NLT 15 The curtain on the left side will also be 22 1/2 feet long, supported by three posts set into three bases. 16 “For the entrance to the courtyard, make a curtain that is 30 feet long. Make it from finely woven linen, and decorate it with beautiful embroidery in blue, purple,Continue reading “What am I to learn?”

The Cake-Walk

“They must not live in your land, or they will cause you to sin against me. If you serve their gods, you will be caught in the trap of idolatry.” Exodus 23:33 NLT One of my favorite restaurants here in my hometown is the Brick Street. My husband calls it, Chick Street because it tendsContinue reading “The Cake-Walk”

Shimei, the stone thrower!

“So David and his men continued down the road, and Shimei kept pace with them on a nearby hillside, cursing as he went and throwing stones at David and tossing dust into the air. The king and all who were with him grew weary along the way, so they rested when they reached the JordanContinue reading “Shimei, the stone thrower!”