How wonderful and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony! Harmony is as refreshing as the dew from Mount Hermon that falls on the mountains of Zion. And there the Lord has pronounced his blessing, even life everlasting.
-Psalm 133:1, 3
Don’t miss the blessing found in being at peace with your brothers and sisters in Christ!
Search for peace, and work to maintain it.
-1 Peter 3:11
What a mess! High waters carried along branches and debris, which were then caught in shrubs growing up between rocks out in the stream. Had the shrubs not grown up there, the mess would have been carried further downstream. Continue reading Get Rid of It!
“Look! He comes with the clouds of heaven. And everyone will see him–even those who pierced him” (Revelation 1:7).
“…they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory” (Matthew 24:30).
We will see Him. Are you ready?
“No one knows the day or hour when these things will happen, not even the angels in heaven or the Son himself. Only the Father knows” (Matthew 24:36).
We don’t know when, but we can be ready.
“And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he commanded us” (1 John 3:23).
“This is why I remind you to fan into flames the spiritual gift God gave you when I laid my hands on you” (2 Timothy 1:6).
What gift has God given you? Whatever it is, it’s not for you to keep to yourself. God’s people need you to use it! Exercise that gift, and grow it for the betterment of others.
My husband and I took five days in October to hike the mountains of western Massachusetts. We thought the autumn would be a beautiful opportunity to spend some time surrounded by the colors of the season. What we didn’t predict was the amount of leaves on the trail that became almost treacherous after the rain began! Added to the wet leaves were the wet rocks sometimes hidden beneath the leafy blanket. In spite of wearing great hiking boots, I wiped out more than one time when my footing was not as sure as I expected it to be. Continue reading Watch Your Step!
I love watching the sky during my commutes throughout the week. Every day provides a different scene with clouds carried along by invisible air currents. Even on clear, cloudless days the sky contains different hues of blue. Continue reading Eyes on the Skies