Inspect the City

This feeble mind needs all the help that it can get! So when I read my Bible, I like to do a little research on what I am reading. I love to use study Bibles, and I consult a variety of Bible commentaries. To do so has enriched and expanded my understanding of these treasured … More Inspect the City

Be Still

I wonder if everyone has a similar kind of moment – I was 18 years old and away at College, I was questioning quite a bit of things in my life. What is my purpose? Why am I here? And, while I’ve always had faith, at that time, I still wondered “Is there a God? … More Be Still

Guiding Light

My maternal grandmother lived almost 1,300 miles from my childhood home. Every year she would come and stay with us, usually during part of the summertime and she would stay for months. She established a daily routine around our home, and it involved getting whatever things she wanted to get accomplished early in the day … More Guiding Light

Praise in the Storm

The Old Testament book of Psalms is a rather amazing collection of personal prayers, praise, and songs. This section of the Bible contains 150 such prose written by names both recognizable and unrecognizable to readers. Moses wrote Psalm 90; King David wrote 73 (with an additional three Psalms attributed to his pen); David’s son Solomon … More Praise in the Storm

Friend or Acquaintance?

Friend or Acquaintance? Friend: a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard; a person who is not hostile; a person who is on good terms with another. (Dictionary.com) Acquaintance: a person known to one, but usually not a close friend. (Dictionary.com) It seems to me that we (well at least me … More Friend or Acquaintance?