Our Times are in God’s Hands (why time is such a precious resource)

But I trust in you, Lord;    I say, “You are my God.” My times are in your hands...Psalm 31:14-15 Today, first thing in the morning when I was brewing a pot of my current favorite Wicked Joe's coffee, this picture of Rebekah and David popped up as a FaceBook memory. Naomi and Craig were living in Connecticut at the time, …

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another lovely spring weekend – but tempered by loss

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is …

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The Beach: where time laps against eternity – #40FotoFriday

He is the Maker of heaven and earth,     the sea, and everything in them—     he remains faithful forever. - Psalm 146:6 (Note: There are a lot of photographs at the end of this post. Just scroll through and enjoy the ones that speak to you.) I had two possible directions for today's post. The beach, or …

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How do you Gumbo? “An Invitation to Live”

So what are the key ingredients to a 2018 that's rich and flavorful? Jesus is the foundational essence. Following Jesus must be our plan. Then it's a matter of building from there, always rooted in Christ, always committed to growing, and learning, and serving in his name.