Monthly Archives: August 2012

August 31: chills

It’s the first word that comes to mind this morning: chills. It is the feeling I have in the midst of a crowded sanctuary when everyone around me is singing with full voice. It is the feeling I have every … Continue reading

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August 30: praise

“Day and night they never stop saying:” This morning, I was sitting on our back deck watching the world around me come to life. It was a beautiful scene with birds and squirrels and deer. Although I cannot tell for … Continue reading

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August 27: a future

We all have had moments when we thought, “that could never happen to me.” We know such things happen and sometimes even to people that we know. I’m referring to crises and horrible tragedies – a sudden diagnosis that may be … Continue reading

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August 25: alive

Recently, I had a health assessment as part of my renewed effort at better health. I received a blood test. My heart rate and blood pressure were checked. I was hooked up to a device that checked my use of … Continue reading

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August 23: Lead

Buy the field! That’s the instruction the prophet Jeremiah received from God. It was not what Jeremiah wanted to do. It was not what any thinking person would do. With the Babylonian army approaching Jerusalem, the moment had arrived when … Continue reading

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August 21: serve

So, what do you do when you are not where you want to be? Or even if you are where you want to be, what do you do? Jeremiah’s message for today is that the worst thing is not the … Continue reading

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August 17: testimony

The man who saw it has given testimony and his testimony is true. (John 19:35) Some suggest the man was John, author of this. Regardless of whether it was John or someone else, this sentence was included to make one … Continue reading

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