After studying the Book of Jonah, I wondered if I could summarize the theme of the story in a Haiku. Here is my answer to that challenge: He stubbornly flees God relentlessly pursues Repentance begins Oh, how often I have run! I am thankful to have a God who is relentless in His love andContinue reading “JONAH: A HAIKU”
Snow floats down slowly as if it dances to its own symphony. Oversized flakes, wavering from their normal path, drift in the slight breeze and lay upon all they touch. It is more than snow I see through the window panes. It is hope. It is peace. Above all, it is a promise of better things,Continue reading “WINTER’S BREATH: A Haibun”
There is something so peaceful about snow falling. When it happens here, I make sure to take it all in. “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘go toContinue reading “SNOW IN AUSTIN”
Agape. This is a Greek word usually associated with God’s love for man. This word describes charity, unconditional love at its fullest, a love which offers sacrificing for the good of another person, a full and pure form of love. Yes, it certainly defines God’s love for us as His children, but for the purposeContinue reading “AGAPE – A Lesson from Ruth”
Stimulate the Start to Your Work Week!
My Bible, with marginal notes, The Holy Spirit, Leading and speaking. I am the scribe like those from the past Who wrote the scrolls Transcribed to where my notes now lay.
I could sit here and list out all the negative things that happened in 2020, but why focus on that? I would much rather focus on the positive! Yes, there are more than three positive things that happened, but these are the top ones: 3. I had a short story published online. What makes thisContinue reading “2020 in Review”
Lord God, as I think about the year ahead I do have hope, but I admit I have some fears as well. I am carrying into the new year some problems from the past year. I also know that it is always possible that unexpected things might happen. And so I throw myself on yourContinue reading “A PRAYER FOR THE NEW YEAR”
“Joy to the world, the Lord is come Let earth receive her King Let every heart prepare Him room And Heaven and nature sing And Heaven and nature sing And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing” Joy to the World “And the angel said to them, Fear not, for behold, I bring you good newsContinue reading “JOY TO THE WORLD”