Feeling Thankful Today?
November 28th, 2020
One of my regular prayer topics is “Thanks.” It’s easy to thank God for the good things, but saying thanks for poor health, death of loved ones, tornadoes, really? We ask why God allows these things t...  Read More
Heart-Desires
November 27th, 2020
As a kid, I was told God gives us what we need; we shouldn’t ask for what we want. So, I didn’t ask him for much. I lived a “small” life. Then God miraculously opened up a house for us to rent. I had ...  Read More
How Do You Spell THANKS?
November 26th, 2020
As a kid, I was told God gives us what we need; we shouldn’t ask for what we want. So, I didn’t ask him for much. I lived a “small” life. Then God miraculously opened up a house for us to rent. I had ...  Read More
I Could Buy Me A Boat
November 25th, 2020
Human nature always wants a little more. The refrain of the old country/western song, sung by Chris Janson, is: “Money can’t buy everything; well, maybe so. But it could buy me a boat.” And many peopl...  Read More
From Grumbling to Gratitude
November 24th, 2020
When I get sick, I whine. I complain about how badly I feel and the activities I’m missing. In the throes of the flu last year, I dragged myself out of bed and onto our screened porch. I sat there for...  Read More
Give It to God
November 23rd, 2020
I have people tell me that before they wake up in the morning and roll out of bed, they ask themselves, “How am I feeling right now: sad, mad, bad, or glad?”...  Read More
You Got It All
November 22nd, 2020
Good old days were good because God blessed them. His best blessing, of course, was giving you faith in Jesus, your Savior. Then add a blessing to a blessing! Not only did he forgive your sins, but he...  Read More
Seeking Jesus
November 21st, 2020
The crowd rushed around, searching for Jesus. They took boats to the other side of the Sea of Galilee to find him. Yet they were seeking the Lord only because he had just fed them all—more than 5000 p...  Read More
Remember Your Childhood
November 20th, 2020
All grandparents have come to realize that when our grandchildren visit us, our daily routines change, and we ask ourselves, “What interested us when we were six years old?”...  Read More
Enriched to be Generous
November 19th, 2020
On the front page of the newspaper, a sports star was esteemed for donating $100,000 for pandemic relief. A billionaire was honored for donating a million dollars for famine relief. Those were fine gi...  Read More
A for Apple
November 18th, 2020
Studies have shown that children are able to do much more than we had imagined. The usual method of teaching the class things by grades is still used, but not all children learn at the same rate. The ...  Read More
Don't Let Go!
November 17th, 2020
I remember a family trip to Starved Rock State Park in Ottawa, Illinois. At the top of this legendary mountain, my uncle invited me to take his hand so that I could look over the edge of the cliff....  Read More
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