“Take Heart! I have Overcome the World.”

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”Jesus - John 16:33 Today, the fourth Sunday in Lent, my post comprises the following book excerpt. Read it, consider the situation the world is in today, and then pray …

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Because Hope Does Not Disappoint…

 Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see.Hebrews 11:1 I am so far behind in the garden I don't really know where to begin. Every time I make just a little progress another storm comes through to add debris on top of the debris that's …

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Ash Wednesday and some Sunflowers for Ukraine

- Sunflowers for Ukraine Then Jesus said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross daily, and follow me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my …

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Some thoughts – and memories – about Ukraine

I pray that the eyes of your heart will have enough light to see what is the hope of God’s call, what is the richness of God’s glorious inheritance among believers.Ephesians 1:18 So Ukraine is in the news. It is a troubling scenario - chilling, with possibly 150,000 Russian troops massing on the border with …

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Sharing Joy for Monday Morning

It's Monday morning, so I'll post something full with love and promise. I hope you enjoy these new photographs of Andrew and Alicia. A few days ago our soon to be daughter shared a few of the "official" engagement pictures. They were taken in Kiev when Andrew took his most recent weekend flight to the …

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