Open Hands

Scripture reading Let us lift up our hearts and hands to God in heaven.. –Lamentations 3:41 Thought of the Day I just finished reading a little book by Henri Nouwen called WITH OPEN HANDS. It is a book on how to bring prayer into your life in a real and constant way. I love how Read More …

Connected

Scripture reading I thank my God every time I remember you. –Philippians 1:3 Thought of the Day Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks so much for letting me “connect” with you in this way through these thoughts. Over twelve hundred of you out there receive the thoughts. People of all ages and from all over the world receive Read More …

A Loud Voice

Scripture reading Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand. They encircled the throne and the living creatures and the elders. In a loud voice they sang: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength Read More …

Have Your Own Way

Scripture reading Yet, O Lord, You are our Father. We are the clay, You are the potter; we are all the work of Your hand. –Isaiah 64:8 Thought of the Day Adelaide Pollard was once in a great difficulty. Even though she prayed for God’s guidance in this matter, she rebelled against the obvious decision Read More …

Calm Down

Scripture reading They were glad when it grew calm, and He guided them to their desired haven. –Psalm 107:30 Thought of the Day I love the word “calm”. I can’t count the times I have told my kids to “calm down”. I love being able to find some calm time in the busyness of my Read More …

Hearty Laughter

Scripture reading Looking at His disciples, He said: Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. –Luke 6:20-21 Thought of the Day I know you have heard the saying Read More …

Be Still and Listen

Scripture reading My sheep listen to My voice; I know them, and they follow Me. –John 10:27 Thought of the Day I just spent the weekend with over four hundred sixth graders and adults at Winter Carnival, a conference retreat. It was awesome. The weather was beautiful, the kids were super, the music and speakers Read More …

Fathead

Scripture reading I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk with heads held high. –Leviticus 26:13 Thought of the Day Has anyone ever called you a fathead? If Read More …