Eleven and Change

An evening walk the day after Christmas to check on our pregnant Ophelia netted a big surprise!  While we were eating dinner she birthed 11 little piglets!


Although obviously pregnant we had not realized how imminent the delivery so it was a lovely surprise!  As I watched mom and her babies God began Continue reading

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A Prayer

?????You have seen what I did to the Egyptians and how I bore you on eagle wings and brought you to Myself ~ Ex. 19:5

Yes, Lord you have brought me to heights I never knew existed. You have cleaned me and redeemed me from myself. You have taught me and loved me and Continue reading

The Jury Room

gavelAs I sat in a jury room recently, it got me thinking about when I die.  While I always knew it was inevitable, I never really stopped to imagine the day I stand before God to give an account for my life.  I tried to picture it in my mind – would I dissolve in tears, fall on my face or be a quivering mass of jelly?  Would all the bad things I’ve done flash before my eyes: the lies, the drugs, the judgment, the gossip . . . Continue reading

1-2-3 PRAY!

Howdy! Got your Bible*? Yay! Open it to Matthew 6:5-13 and let’s talk about prayer. You might want to get a pencil too so you can underline the scriptures we discuss.

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Prayer is just conversation between us and God – it can happen anywhere, anytime and the more you do it the more comfortable you get with it and Him.

The purpose, like talking to a friend, is to build the relationship between you and God. When we understand who He is and who we are to Him, great things happen!

It’s kind of like when you first meet that cute guy Continue reading