Monthly Archives: July 2016


“Now bless this food to our bodies, and feed our souls the bread of life.” I read this in my Upper Room Devotional and have pondered it at meal times since.  Then last night as a skunk passed my bedroom … Continue reading

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Weeds vs Wheat

“He replied, ‘No, if you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them.” Matthew 13:29 This morning’s Living Faith devotional written by Terri Mifek is wonderful. It has me thinking about character traits. stubborn vs determined … Continue reading

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And now there are eleven

“What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it? …. I tell you, in just the same way … Continue reading

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Baby Noah

“You formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb.” Psalms 139:13 After nine months of hyper-emesis (extreme nausea), Irene gave birth to Noah Anthony. He has dark hair, where my girls and my other grandchildren were bald … Continue reading

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Sickness and Recovery

“ In those days, when Hezekiah was mortally ill, the prophet Isaiah, son of Amos, came and said to him: ‘Thus says the Lord: Put your house in order, for you are about to die; you shall not recover. ……   … Continue reading

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Gratitude Practice

“He that offers praise as a sacrifice glorifies me” Psalm 50:23 I’ve thought of this scripture many times, especially since reading Ann Voscamp’s book One Thousand Gifts. Then on June 27, the Living Faith Devotional writer. Kristin Armstrong, talks about this … Continue reading

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follow me

  “But Jesus answered him, ‘Follow me, and let the dead bury their dead.” Matthew 8:22   How can dead bury each other? What is Jesus really saying to this man? The Internet says this “would be” follower of Christ … Continue reading

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