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Archive for January, 2016

Baby Steps to the Throne

Today I am pondering the idea that I am not even thirsty, even when I have not had anything to drink.  I stand in the worship center on a Sunday morning and I hear the singing of favorite songs.  I glance around the room and it seems that I am the only one who does […]

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Spouse Day!

Today is recognized as Spouse day.  It originated as a nod to military spouses but is set aside recognize the value of your spouse, being thankful for the support and security of this unique long term relationship.  Speaking as one who misses hers, please cherish one another as long as you can!

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G. GERALD M Dear Jerry, I decided to write an old-school note of gratitude each week in 2016.  I was thinking about you in light of your birthday and so here we go: Some people are strategically placed in someone else’s life, like parents. You are one of those people that God put in my […]

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The thing about water is that I don’t crave it when I have only been filling myself with other things.  When I use water as my main thirst quencher, the other things, like sodas, are tasty but they don’t quench thirst as well. I think that is true spiritually as well! When I am unsatisfied with […]

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Dear Earl & Connie, One of my goals in 2016 is to hand write a thank-you-note each week to someone, and count my blessings verbally by letting people know how my life is better because they are in it! How do I even start this thank you to you two?!  35 years have come and […]

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Spiritual Dehydration Water helps our bodies in many ways. No surprise that when we are low on water we are dehydrated. Signs of dehydration include irritability, sleepiness, headaches, decrease in output and, of course, thirst. With severe dehydration the skin shrivels and shrinks. In worst case scenarios there can be blindness and death. Interestingly, spiritual […]

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Scott, Today is your Birthday!  I hope it is happy and that 2016 is followed with unimaginable blessings and joy.  I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you thank you. I decided to increase my gratitude quotient, so I set a goal to hand write one thank-you-note  a week–come what may–and write 52 thank-you notes in the […]

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TIBBY C. I thought would take this year and send a thank you note each week to someone who I needed to thank.  It seems a bit cheesy because there is no way I can express my gratitude adequately but I will give it my best shot! Tibby! Today is your birthday!  And it seemed […]

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I’m Thirsty

I am not sure what this will look like as I blog, but I am sensing a need to thirst after God in 2016.  For whatever reason, which I could pinpoint but do not care to limit it to that, I have not really been thirsty for God in recent memory and therefore my soul […]

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Happy 2016

I don’t know what the future holds and sometimes I find that overwhelming.  But I do know who holds the future so I hope to continue to lean in to His grace each day of this year.  I am struggling to decide whether or not I want to make any resolutions; I want to say […]

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