I have been reading the book of Jeremiah lately. The book can be daunting, as I am sure Jeremiah’s life felt at times. He kept telling the people of Israel to repent and nobody seemed to listen. In fact, he told them exactly what God said and they beat him and put him in the stocks – probably not one of Jeremiah’s better days. He has been through so much and he starts to complain to the Lord ... Read More about Overwhelmed
I LOVE lists. I love them so much I make one every time I go to the store . . . even if I only need two things. What I like most about them, I think, is checking things off and feeling a sense of accomplishment. Sometimes I even add things I have already done to the list so that I can check them off as well. The look of a list that has most things checked off – what could be better? The ability ... Read More about The “To do List”
While pondering providence in my last blog, I came to the understanding that God does have a plan, but there is also an expectation on my part. Both Jeremiah 29:11-13 and Romans 8:28 explained such things. God wants us to seek Him – to trust Him, understanding that we may not always comprehend the entire plan and the path may not necessarily be easy. Joseph is a great example of just this ... Read More about Providence – Part 2
This word has intrigued me today. The words of a Michael W. Smith song called “Hand of Providence” playing over and over. Here is the chorus: Oh the Hand of Providence Is guiding us through choices that we make Oh the Hand of Providence Is reaching out to help us on our way. What is providence exactly? Dictionary.com explains it this way: 1. (often initial capital letter ) the foreseeing ... Read More about Providence
Wow! I am so excited you stopped by to visit. This journey has been an interesting one. Suffice it to say that I never saw myself blogging - not that I don't have mounds of things to say. But who would have thought that sharing them with the world would be a feasible and desirable option? So, I start today and pray for guidance. God has truly blessed our family. The Army has been home to my ... Read More about Welcome to the journey!