I was recently climbing down from the backhoe at the ranch. I got down, but it felt as if my knee stayed behind. Did I ever tweak it! I couldn't move or even sleep without sharp, stabbing pain. And walking, fugedaboudit! I was lucky and did not need surgery, but had to wear a brace … Continue reading Crutch
In 2 Kings 6, we find that the King of Syria mustered his entire army and besieged the capital city of Israel. As a result, there was a great famine, and after a long while even a donkey's head sold for fifty dollars and a pint of dove dung brought three dollars! No one could … Continue reading Amazing Lessons from Lepers
What am I talking about? Forgiveness. “Then Peter came up and said to him, 'Lord how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?' Jesus said to him, 'I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.'” (Matt. 18:21-22 [RSV]) That is 490 times! … Continue reading How many times? Seriously?
Guess what? It just dawned on me that I’m a trust-funder! And I intend to use it all! I’m going to blow through it like nobodies business, each and every waking moment, for the rest of my life! I’m also going to share this wealth with everyone I come into contact with! Do you want … Continue reading We can all become Trust Funders!
As an accountant, I bill in five minute increments. While going through a difficult situation, I used the following quote: Just for today I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle my life’s problems at once. (Anonymous) I found that my waiting on God’s timing had to be measured differently, different … Continue reading Godspeed: God’s Timing
Good morning boys and girls. Please clear your desks and get ready to take a pop quiz. (Remember how much you used to like doing math word problems? I know, me too!) Suzie has three oranges and is traveling westbound on a train at twelve miles per hour. Bob has six apples and is headed … Continue reading Lesson from the Exodus: God’s got your back!
I recently downloaded the Bible from Faith Comes by Hearing. I like listening right before I go to bed, so I am putting good things in my brain and soul. Then my subconscious can mull over it while I am sleeping. I was listening to 1 Kings 3. The Lord appears to Solomon in a … Continue reading The Wisdom of Solomon: A Cautionary Tale