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 […]