Giving Thanks and Stress

Being more thankful can perhaps reduce the pressures and stress a person may have. David is praising the Lord in Psalm 32.  As David confesses his sin to God and rejoices in the forgiveness the Lord has given to him, he has much to be thankful for.  He goes on to record the following inContinue reading “Giving Thanks and Stress”

In Search of Contentment, Pt. 1

Not far from Wilton is a yearly event held unlike anything I ever saw growing up in Southern Ohio.  The spinning of car tires, squealing of train wheels against steel track, horn of tug boats, and paddle churning of riverboats, now that, I am familiar with, but this was a very new experience for me. Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 1”

A Simple Life

A Simple Life But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.  2 Corinthians 11:3 Have you felt overwhelmed lately with the busyness of life?  I am trying to slow down on purpose to be more reflectiveContinue reading “A Simple Life”

This Never Takes a Day Off

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.  2 Timothy 3:13 Do you look forward to a vacation?  Christmas break? Spring break?  How about the end a work week?  Sure.  We look forward to moments of rest and relaxation.  Jesus even told His disciples to “Come apart and restContinue reading “This Never Takes a Day Off”

Stops and Steps

Stops and Steps The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. Psalm 37:23-24 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and restContinue reading “Stops and Steps”

How I Prepare for Attending Church

How I Prepare for Attending Sunday Church “And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them…” Acts 20:7 It became an every week event.  God’s people would gather in a designated area to hear preaching, pray together, sing to the Lord, and to enjoyContinue reading “How I Prepare for Attending Church”

After Election Thoughts

After Election Thoughts No matter if your candidate won or not, life goes on.  Congratulations to both candidates for their effort. Kudos to Mr Trump.  Consider this short list of things to continue or to begin doing in the coming days. Read the Bible.  Psalm 119:105 teachers: “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,Continue reading “After Election Thoughts”