Back in the 1980's, my husband and I were doing a job in the Southern United States. We had the assistance of two elderly gentlemen who had a great work ethic. A younger man, the son of the owner of the company, came out and loudly began criticizing the two gentlemen. He proceeded to tell … Continue reading No Never Mind
In my last post, All-in, I mentioned playing poker for pennies. What's so special about pennies? Well I'm glad you asked. In the United States pennies are the smallest unit of currency equal to one cent. 100 pennies equals $1.00. But did you know that it actually costs 2.41 cents to make one penny? Why … Continue reading Pennies
Raise your hands high so I can see! That's what I thought! I love bacon too! So when God told the people of Israel they could not eat swine, I imagine their sadness of no longer being able to eat bacon. Pork was set apart as a forbidden food, and any who ate it would … Continue reading Who loves bacon?
I've done this on and off for 24 years. Lately it has become a deeper, richer practice, because now during my Bible reading, I hear/feel a particular verse that fits into a four beat cadence. Defined, cadence is the measure or beat of a rhythmical flow. Meditation is to muse over, contemplate, muse, intend, purpose. … Continue reading Cadence Meditation
Defined, a Power of Attorney (POA) is a written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in private affairs, and/or business matters. The person authorizing the other to act is the principal. The one authorized to act is the Attorney in Fact. So here is what I am proposing, I'm giving Jesus permission to … Continue reading Power of Attorney
By merely speaking, God's breath brought all things into being. Open your mouth right now and let out a breath. God did that and all things were created! From the cosmos to the microscopic. “He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.” (Job 5:9 [NIV]) “ Stop and consider God's wonders.” … Continue reading God’s breath
I am overwhelmed and exhausted. It seems as if I have been waging war forever! No, not because it is tax season, silly, but spiritual warfare and other battles. When I get like this and the tears are flowing, I know God is there. I know because I know! Sometimes it takes me a bit … Continue reading Tear stained eyes