…blowing in the wind…

Staring out my window, I see the stalk of a weed blowing in the wind.  Just a few inches away is another…yet it stands steady, only a slight quiver.  You'd be surprised what you notice sitting on the interstate during the greatest traffic jam ever. So, back to the grass…or weeds.  I watched the one … Continue reading …blowing in the wind…

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…who am I?…

You shall be called…the Rock.  (Not Dwayne Johnson.)  These are some of the first words Peter heard from Jesus. He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, "You are Simon the son of John. You shall be called Cephas" (which means Peter). (John 1:42 ESV) (Peter means rock.) Been thinking about that … Continue reading …who am I?…

…can’t…

Cast your worries…rejoice always…pray without ceasing…love/serve others…be self-controlled…practice kindness to all…be patient…die to self…surrender to Him…those are just a few of the biblical instructions that seem to give us problems.  I have heard people claim they can't __________ (whatever, may not even be on the list).  I've stated the same thing for a few things … Continue reading …can’t…

…chairomai…

(chairomai is greek for rejoice...at least according to google translator) Rejoice always, (1 Thessalonians 5:16 ESV) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. (Philippians 4:4 ESV) Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart! (Psalm 32:11 ESV) For our heart is glad … Continue reading …chairomai…