IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too

As I am reflecting on the last week of the awful weather here in Texas, I find myself crying tears of praise and thanksgiving. My family and I have so much to be thankful for. We only lost some branches off a few trees. We did lose power, but were able to find ways toContinue reading “IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too”

The Vinedresser

There is a lot involved in being a Vinedresser. It’s a year-round job that requires pruning skills, constant monitoring and evaluation plus the knowledge of all the pests which could possibly attack and ruin the fruit. John 15:1 starts by saying “I am the true vine and my father is the vinedresser.” It’s a veryContinue reading “The Vinedresser”

Throwback Thursday: SURRENDER ME (October 2020)

“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.” Romans 12:1 In his book, “A Season for the Spirit,” Martin L. Smith defines surrender as “the laying down of resistance to the One who lovesContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: SURRENDER ME (October 2020)”

Daily Reminders of Hope: Back to Hope

3 But that’s not all! Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. 4 And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope. 5 And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy,[a] because we can now experience the endless love of God cascadingContinue reading “Daily Reminders of Hope: Back to Hope”

Let God Pull the Weeds

I am done feeling hurt over the “weeds” that God has pulled from my life. I will now concentrate on enjoying the “flowers” in my life. Sometimes the weeds God pulls out of our lives is a painful experience. Sometimes even the weeds have some colorful, but misleading flowers on them. Let God pull themContinue reading “Let God Pull the Weeds”