Category Archives: Waiting on the Lord

Time With Jesus

This morning I am relishing the thought of spending this entire day AT HOME. Not since Thanksgiving have I spent a whole day in the comfort and safety of home. I’ve been anticipating this day with great joy, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Christmas, December 2016, Healing, Jesus, Life, Luke, Martha, Mary, Rest, Self, Waiting on the Lord, Worry | 2 Comments

Quit Looking Back!!

“Don’t look down. Whatever you do, don’t look down!” We all can appreciate those times when perhaps looking down would not be in our best interest. But what about looking back? “Don’t look back. Whatever you do, don’t look back!” … Continue reading

Posted in April 2016, Armor of God, Consequences, Faith, Family, Forgiveness, Genesis, God, Healing, Heaven, History, Hope, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jesus, Life, Men, Mercy, Mind, Mourning, Obedience, Others, Paul, Peace, Philippians, Pillar of salt, Psalms, Redeemer, The Future, The Past, The Way, Time, Waiting on the Lord, Worry | 5 Comments

Shattered Ornaments and Broken Hearts

I wholeheartedly believe this truly is the most wonderful time of the year! Colorful strings of lights transform the ordinary home into a merry gingerbread house. Spicy smells and sweet treats tempt and delight. Personal stockings are hung and awaiting … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Peter, Advent, Christmas, Death, December 2015, Depression, Family, Fear, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Friends, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Hope, Jeremiah, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Love, Luke, Matthew, Men, Mind, Mourning, Others, Peace, Prayer, Psalms, Rest, Romans, Salvation, Satan, Self, Waiting on the Lord, Worry | Leave a comment

A Big Picture Perspective?

“Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness. Surely my soul remembers and is bowed down within me.” ~ Lamentations 3:19-20 Oh LORD, how could this happen? Why would you allow him to get so close and then … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Ephesians, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hebrews, Hope, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jesus, John, June 2015, Knowledge, Lamentations, Lies, Life, Love, Lovingkindness, Luke, Lying, Men, Mercy, Mourning, Others, Peace, Persecution, Philippians, Prayer, Romans, Salvation, The Father, The Future, The Past, The Son, Waiting on the Lord | Leave a comment

Easter Weekend Contemplation

Ever have a Saturday morning when you sit down with your largish cup of coffee and are immediately overwhelmed by the tasks awaiting you? Every weekend, you say? I suppose if I were truthful, I would have to agree that … Continue reading

Posted in April 2015, Children, Contentment, Disciples, Easter, Easter, Ecclesiastes, Faith, Family, Friends, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Word, Heart, History, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Matthew, Mind, Romans, Salvation, The Father, The Gospel, The Past, The Son, Waiting on the Lord | 2 Comments

Resting While the Waves Rise

We are here at the Oregon Coast for our yearly vacation. There is nothing that restores my soul like being at the ocean. The gentle roar of the waves woos my heart into its quiet place, blotting out the cacophony … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, December 2014, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Healing, Heart, Hebrews, Hope, Jesus, Joy, Life, Matthew, Mercy, Mind, Nature, Peace, Psalms, The Father, Waiting on the Lord | Leave a comment

A Thankful and Faithful Bondservant

In Genesis 24, we find the account of how Rebekah came to be Isaac’s wife. It is a truly beautiful story, on many levels. And surprisingly, there is an example of humility, loyalty, trust, faithfulness, prayer, and thanksgiving shown to … Continue reading

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