In Defense of Prophets

Ezekiel 7-11 While reading through the Major Prophets, the persecution they suffered shouts from the page. Political leaders chastised, imprisoned and even eventually murdered some of those…

ANOTHER NOTE

8/3/22 My children who are called by my name…that means those who have had the blood applied to their lives in baptism under the only name given…

GOD CAN USE A KEYBOARD!

Look what came this week. My prophets cry for truth and proclaim the acceptable Day of the Lord, yet those even in leadership, refuse to acknowledge the…

Strawberries and The Sucker Punch

Reprinted from ages ago I bought a box of strawberries last week. They were lovely. They smelled wonderful through the plastic, and each seemed fully red-ripe. So,…

A Few Secrets for Happy Relationships

I learned the hard way about relationships. When children are raised without a father figure in their home, relationships as an adult can be quite confusing. In…

what could i not live without

What could I NOT live without? This was a question for a writing assignment recently. Do enjoy this brief answer, and perhaps write one in return. 😊…

Some Bible thots

Taken from 1 Samuel 23-26, today, a bit of application. This passage displays a vivid picture of the character of King David as he forgoes twice a…

HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE

The following is excerpted from a 1950’s high school home economics book. This is what girls were taught in their classes! Lets share this around the world…we…

Today I Answered a Question

How has life changed since you were a child? I started to just blab a few lines about the price of gas or the degradation of modern…

Warm Memories

The man I dated and married for over 40 years was a romantic! Often he would send me an email titled ‘kidnap alert.’ The email would state…

The Simple Things

It is way to easy to take the little things in life for granted. Some of my most memorable moments of peace and comfort have come when…

Let’s Chat ~ Let’s Laugh

Hi there. Such amazing times…and what a privilege to be alive to see all that God will do in these Great and Final Days. It truly is…

A little blurb

My sweet daughter-in-love gave me a gift. Every monday a question is sent to my inbox stimulating a response about my life. She is such a lover…

Today I Nailed It

All the three long years of this thing called widowhood, the definition of loss and its effects has remained hazy until today. Today I got it. Today…

A little Devotional worth sharing

1 Samuel 15-17 & Psalm 85 By: Marthalee Lyman We can only do our best with the information, skill and drive we possess at any given moment….

Motivation

Purposeful living! This is the challenge at any age. Really, one would think with age and maturity come focus and purposeful use of time. Afterall, mature people…

THE SPIRIT OF MAN

The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts of the belly. The spirit of man is the lamp of the…

Something Died Under My Deck

At first the smell seemed to come from my neighbors’ yard. Perhaps they spread some manure fertilizer. It will be gone soon. Surely the smell will blow…

Sheltering in Place

Attitude is Everything! This statement is true across all areas of our human condition. However, I want to direct this thought to one particular group of people…

It is Past Time

Hello faithful followers and new friends. I don’t post here often enough, and there is no reason or excuse. All we have is NOW, we certainly are…

Because it’s Important

Greetings all; This is an announcement about a new Podcast !! Look at us all hi-techy! WooHoo! The trailer is out, the name is “Because it’s Important,”…

PAUSE AND PONDER

Two Profound and Unrelated Events This week two events caused profound pause. I share them with you here. Always eager to preserve some polite behavior for the…

I Saw a Soldier Wounded

It’s difficult to see the hurt inflicted by the well-meaning and then stand helpless to remedy. Words without thought born of pressure, urgency and ego can cut…

The Date

Steve, my late husband, wrote lots of notes. He wrote notes at work, notes to his family and love notes daily to me. Interesting how he dated…

“I Will Never Eat Sugar or Wheat Again”

There really are lots of other things to eat. Besides, at a certain point in life, one has to decide if living to eat or eating to…

A NEW Year, Oh Dear…

We all have responsibilities…some self-imposed; most circumstance-required. Our children, our jobs, our mates…lots of responsibilities are heaped upon us daily. Then comes January 1. All day from…

Children Are Like Berries

Children are like berries They start as lovely flowers, perfect and pure. They grow then, in clumps and the oldest ripen first; Some ripen faster than others….

Today We Honor Fathers ~ Two Chances at Life

Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father…

Is it ok to do Nothing?

Twelve years of hurry hurry get to school Followed by who knows how many years of hurry hurry earn a living Now is it ok to do…

CATCH IT!

EVERY DAY IS A POEM   Yesterday The wind is asleep Cottonwood snow lays drifted Edges of grass white like winter And the sky blinks blue It…

Gramma’s Sugar Spoon

Gramma’s Sugar Spoon And The Dogwood Tree They were moving north by two hours and, in my heart, I knew time was short. Some things in this…

AN ATTEMPT AT BEST

Many months since an entry here. Perhaps no one cares…perhaps no one reads. Nevertheless, writers write, and blocked or not, this one must emerge once again. He…

An Admonition to Christians

Remember Korah? His whole family and all their possessions were swallowed by the Earth as punishment for his accusations against God’s man. Even Miriam was struck with…

TODAY: THE WIND

Here lies a word portrait, painting the sound and sensation of the swelling swish of wind in tall evergreens. Beginning as a whisper from some direction unknown…

Season Changes

How we long for the spring time in the midst of winter chill and dark evenings! Much like we long for God’s grace in times of soul…

As we navigate the road of life…

Dear Readers; This journey we call life is moving faster than we expected, isn’t it? Daily our challenge is to rein in the galloping moments. Our focus…

The Destination Series is unavailable right now…re write in process. thank you for your interest!