road trip

Off to the mountains today  but wanted to wish y’all grace and peace on this beautiful  Friday. I love a road trip with the camera. These shots are from our last little jaunt to ‘the rivers’ It should be exciting to see how much water is in the lake this year. It’s been raining since…

dancing daffys

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. _Dorothy Wordsworth, The Grasmere Journal – Thursday 15 April 1802 Spring has arrived in Central California,…

trust His grace

“For I am the least of the apostles, unfit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not…

test every spirit

“Dearly loved friends, don’t always believe everything you hear just because someone says it is a message from God: test it first to see if it really is. For there are many false teachers around,” _1 John 4:1 (TLB) There is one reservation associated with journaling God’s Word—hearing from the Lord and writing down the…

Listen! the Lord!

“So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes by the preaching of Christ. _Romans 10:17 Throughout the scriptures God speaks to his people, and yet many Christians today doubt God’s desire to speak to them individually. The Word tells us, “he is the same, yesterday, today and forever.” That says God…

take some notes

“Bring the winter coat I left in Troas with Carpus; also the books and parchment note books.” _2 Timothy 4:13 These words, penned nearly two-thousand years ago, tell us that the Apostle Paul, whose written words make up two-thirds of our New Testament, was a note-taker; a journal keeper, a man of letters. Think of…

for the long haul

“Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” _Psalm 119:105 Goals for Your Life in Christ Hall-of-Fame NFL running-back Emmitt Smith recalls a coach and mentor telling him at a young age, “a dream is just a dream until you write it down, then it becomes a goal.” Emmitt’s…

set some goals

“Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.” _Philippians 3:12 Goals are a big part of success orientated living in the twenty-first century. Goal setting is encouraged in business, in physical…

say what you feel

“When you pray, go to your room and close the door. Pray privately to your Father who is with you. Your Father sees what you do in private. He will reward you.” _Matthew 6:6 Begin in Prayer As you begin to Journal God’s Word, seek first His kingdom and His righteousness. For this reason, the…

building your Journal

About your Binder Pick a color you Love Pick a theme you Love It’s possible to purchase suitable binders in every price range. I just purchased a cute little number for $3.00 – accessories included! I’ve also priced binder sets in an upscale market for over $100.00. Do what you love. And what you can…

Journal God’s Word

Prologue Seated on a sunlit mountain side in Israel, surrounded by crowds of followers, Jesus Christ spoke of many things; love and anger, prayer and fasting, worry and faith. His sermon on the mount has been the topic of Christian teaching for over two thousand years. That long ago day on the mountain Jesus told…