Oh Lord, I stretch my heart toward you. You are the destination I seek. You are my delight some land. My breath depends on your love. My joy relies on your grace and mercy. Hear my prayer today and answer my longings. Lord, there depths of sin too deep for my words to reach. ThereContinue reading “My Desire”
Can your faith sustain you in trials? Be careful how you answer. God is listening!
“So the last will be first, and the first last.” (Matthew 20: 1-16) Here is a picture of “Extravagant Generosity.” The land owner was a wealthy person with a generous heart. He used his resources to offer opportunity and aid to others. His lavish blessing to those who had worked only one hour became aContinue reading “Equally Blessed”
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I. Outside that window, Grass growing tall about it, Stands a garden. Neglected and overtaken, Alone. II. In the meadow is there, A child’s ball left to lie, Impressed into earth. Color washed pale by sun, Un-found. III. Lying deathly by roadside, The bicycle’s rusted carcass, Entangled in weeds. Ne’er…
Joy and sadness, my constant elixir. Her presence never escapes my notice. When she smiles, I am as a child. When we part, my heart sighs. I guess I’ll see you next lifetime, Erykah Badu sang. Yet that conviction wanes, every time I call her name. True love never just waits; True love also suffers.Continue reading “Found”
This is well known but rarely spoken.
“Never measure your generosity by what you give, but rather by what you have left.” ~Bishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979), Roman Catholic bishop It’s offering time. Each family of the church has been asked to raise $1000 toward the general conference apportionment. The representative from each family lines up in the center isle, the recordingContinue reading “A Picture of Sound Stewardship”