Archive | November, 2010

The 48 Hour Attack on Thanksgiving

This year my daughter, Bethany, volunteered to cook Thanksgiving dinner. Her forte is  procrastinated organization. . She didn’t do anything until 48 hours prior to the holiday. On Tuesday she wrote out her menu plan and shopping list, shopped, and made three pies, two pumpkin, one sweet potato. . Wednesday evening she prepared the side dishes, roasted […]

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MM Meditation – The Barrenness of Busyness

I greatly appreciate the writings of A.W. Tozer and most thoughts I share are from a daily devotional I receive.  If you would like to subscribe, click here.  The following is an exerpt from his book, “We Travel an Appointed Way.” ***** And Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled […]

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Give Thanks in Everything

1 Thessalonians 5:18  In everything  give thanks; for this is the will of God  in Christ Jesus  for you. I have heard someone say you really don’t have to give thanks for everything but just in everything. They thought it might be foolish to thank the Lord for a flat tire or an illness. I have to […]

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MM Meditation – We Have Found HIM!

John 1:43-45 The following day Jesus wanted to go to Galilee, and He found Philip and said to him, “Follow Me.”  … Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote— Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” These were young men […]

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A Brother is Born for Adversity

Proverbs 17:17  A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Adversity was also translated trouble, distress and affliction. That definitely sounds more like what a brother causes in your life, not helps you through in life. Friends are easy. You get to pick them. If your relationship cools off, it doesn’t […]

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Jesus Understands Mommies’ Problems

Moms of little ones might read the Bible and think that the Lord Jesus can’t relate to her everyday life with diapers, pacis and wearing bodily fluids. Granted, there aren’t verses on how to calm and encouraging during potty training. There aren’t specific verses about the stamina needed to break a child of a biting […]

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