man. it's a nice morning. If you can't find some time outside this morning, let me know. I'll sit here a little longer for you. It got me thinking about how glad I was to have a chair to sit in with some trees to look at and feel the breeze. My own little section … Continue reading a morning outside
I had a rare shorter day today. Got home around 3:30 and was able to lay down for a bit. As I got comfortable I silently prayed, "What are you teaching me right now God?" Almost immediately this phrase came to mind: Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we … Continue reading what have you decided?
woah. I don't know about you, but this week has been super busy for me. The days just keep coming. If I'm not paying attention, it can make me feel sort of desperate. I met a lady that seemed pretty desperate the other day. She walked into the Coffee shop while we were painting. She … Continue reading desperate
wow. I stumbled on this psalm and it was good for me today Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD. read the whole thing here. It is good for me to be reminded that my life doesn't have to be up to me. I mean, sometimes I feel … Continue reading wait.
we've been entertaining the idea that the God with all power in the world might like us. If he likes us, then he might be interested in the quality of our lives, if he's interested in the quality of our lives, he might even exert his authority on our behalf (he might help us out). … Continue reading what are you entertaining?
Sunday evening I watched the sun set from my airplane. It was pretty great. I made me think of how many times the Sun has done that: going around and around. Sometimes there are people in a plane to appreciate it, sometimes not. But God orders it everyday anyway. I had a great conversation with … Continue reading sunset
Wes is staying home with me this morning. I'm trying to get to where he and I hang out on Fridays. He was glad to not go to school, and had some ideas about what we could do: watch The Land Before Time and eat waffles. He didn't know I'd planned on starting a Friday … Continue reading Land Before Time and waffles
a song lyric stuck out to me this morning: nothing stays the same, but you and I we will remain. it rolled around, sort of echoing in my head nothing stays the same, but you and I we will remain Of course there is truth in it. Nothing stays the same. The older we all … Continue reading a song lyric
I am thinking today about the Goodness of God. Of course God is all together good, but for me today that is about God letting us work with him. It made me think of that famous story of Jesus feeding all those people on the field. You know the one? The line that came to … Continue reading never ending
A couple weeks ago I was trying to get Wesley to stay in time out, and he was not having it, crying and whining and getting up as soon as I turned my back. It was pretty exhausting. So I decided to just sit next to him. I didn't make eye contact or conversation. But … Continue reading stand by me