Commentaries

Christ Follower

Christ Follower I read an article, either yesterday or the day before, where a woman getting ready to visit another country was advised not say she was a “Christian”, but to instead say she was a “Christ Follower”. Of course, in searching for the article today, I cannot find it. I think she said that […]

July 10, 2017 – The Cardinals I’ve talked about the many creatures in my back yard several times. Each one is beautiful in a different way. The birds are a multitude of colors, shapes and personalities. The one Blue Jay will sit in the Formosa tree next to the deck and literally yell at me […]

New Year’s Resolutions, Looking Forward, and One More Year

January 1, 2017 – New Years Resolutions So it’s the first day of a new year. The old year with all of it’s blessings, all of its issues and all of it’s sorrows has passed and we now start anew. Many celebrations were had last night. Many people stayed up until midnight to cheerfully bring […]

December 15, 2016 – Levels When you play a video game, you try to beat one level and advance to the next, trying to get to the highest level you can. Life is very similar to this. We go through many different levels as we grow, mature and learn. There is the baby/toddler level, the […]

  December 7, 2016 – Waiting on God Isaiah 40:31 But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Years ago, I was the most impatient person I knew. When something needed […]

Depression, Insanity, and Fatigue

December 1, 2016 – Depression I walk into the kitchen. I stand there for a few moments, wondering why I came in there. I glance at the sewing area and think “I really need to work on that pile of mending”. Then I turn and look at my plant table and think “they probably need […]

Common Sense, Obedience, and Energy

November 21,2016 – Common Sense Common Sense: sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts (Merriam-Webster) I can remember, as a child and teen, that when I would make a foolish mistake my mother would admonish me saying “why don’t you use the common sense you were born with”. […]