A Not So Miserable Failure

kneeling joggerI have a confession to make.
I failed. And I failed big.
It might even be classified as a miserable failure, but doesn’t that become an oxymoron – wouldn’t a miserable failure actually be a success? Because I didn’t succeed except at failing.
I failed to catch Continue reading

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A Grandmothers Legacy – TURN THOU ME

 

IMG_0640        I have a special guest writer today – my great grandmother, Anna Reinhart. Anna was a Bible teacher who traveled through the south until she was killed in a car accident in 1939. Although I never met her in person, her legacy lives on in me.

I am fortunate to have Anna’s Bible

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and a very few of her teachings typed out on fragile paper. But the real blessing is that Anna lives on in me. As I share her teaching with you I pray it honors her and testifies to the ongoing, unchanging love of the Father for His people.

 

TURN THOU ME

ALWAYS, we see Israel “Looking at things from the “NATURAL Viewpoint”, but God has given them “HIS VIEWPOINT”.

But Israel looked at VISIBLE RESOURCES  and at their own “SEEMING LACK” of Resources – so they always made alliances with the Gentile Nations – when God had CALLED them to be a SEPARATED PEOPLE DEPENDENT upon Him for EVERYTHING.  Continue reading

Feeling Hammered?

hammer and anvilIsaiah 41:7 So the craftsman encouraged the goldsmith, he who smooths with the hammer inspired him who strikes with the anvil, saying,”It is ready for the soldering,” then he fastened it with pegs that it might not totter.

It takes the heavy hammer of the blacksmith along with the gentle taps of the goldsmith in order to create a masterpiece. And it doesn’t happen overnight! God is at work in you, beloved, creating a work of art like no other.

Whether you are being hammered with the pain of something big Continue reading

Kislev

RLM_LogoWelcome everyone to the month of Kislev! In our quest to know more about our Hebrew heritage I wanted to pass along a wonderful encouraging email my friend Leann Wall of Rising Eagle Ministries shared about Kislev (please note I took the liberty of adding a couple of pictures but content credit all to her).

Friday, November 21 the new Hebrew month of Kislev began, a month of trust, support and to come full circle. It is the beginning Continue reading

Live for Five

On my last post Pure Delight we talked briefly about Psalm 37:4-5 regarding the conditions for receiving the desires of our heart. I’d like to expand on those today so we have a realistic picture of how to not only receive but also discover the true desires of our heart. As verse 3 opens up (I use NKJV  like this one) we see the first of  5 responsibilities:

1. Trust in the Lord.  Trust comes from Continue reading