Monthly Archives: February 2011

Absent From the Body…

 Many, many times, I’ve heard the phrase “To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.”Is anyone else bothered by this?  Or is it just me?I’m not saying that I don’t believe it’s true–I honestly don’t … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Pet Names

 I noticed something interesting this week.  Our deck had been shoveled off, all but that crusty bottom layer that’s hard to scrape, and with the warm sunshine, it had completely melted off.  EXCEPT for a few places.There are lines of … Continue reading

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Promise

 Each year I complain, long and loud, about the thaw.  Around here, spring is really messy.  Lots of snow to melt, and it takes awhile.  I’ve had a lot to say about it, if you can believe that.Today, for the second … Continue reading

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The Big Rock

 What! Could you not watch with Me one hour?Matt 26:40Does God ever say that to me?  How many, many times have I begun to pray…then jerked awake?  Or I find myself wandering off into who knows what random thought, rather … Continue reading

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The Source

 Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread out of heaven, but it is My Father who gives you the true bread out of heaven. For the bread … Continue reading

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Monday’s Multitude of Gratitude

 I love getting packages in the mail!  And this week one of my packages was a new book.  A beautiful new book that I think is destined to become a favorite.  I very highly recommend it. Read the first chapter herea … Continue reading

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The Compassion of the Savior and the Confidence of the Saved

 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.Eph 2:13The condition of the sinner is “far off.”  But next this verse tells us of the compassion of the Savior, by … Continue reading

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