Tag Archives: love

What a wonderful world …

“The Fear-of-God builds up confidence, and makes a world safe for your children.” Proverbs 14:26 This morning I listened to What a Wonderful World–a song of hope performed by Meryl Streep, Bette Midler, Olivia Newton John, Goldie Hawn, Cher. It gave my heart … Continue reading

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Extravagance or Permanance …

“It took Solomon another thirteen ears to finish building his own complex…. No expenses were spared.” 1 Kings 7:1,9 King David wanted to build the temple in Jerusalem, but was constantly at battle and much blood had been shed. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Finding love …

“Hang my locket around your neck, wear my ring on your finger. Love is invincible facing danger and death. Passion laughs at the terrors of hell. The fire of love stops at nothing— it sweeps everything before it. Flood waters … Continue reading

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A glow for all …

“When Moses came down from Mount Sinai carrying the two Tablets of The Testimony, he didn’t know that the skin of his face glowed because he had been speaking with GOD. Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, saw his … Continue reading

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A little inspiration …

“If all we get out of Christ is a little inspiration for a few short years, we’re a pretty sorry lot.” 1 Corinthians 15:20 Years ago I spent five weeks at Holden Village Lutheran Retreat Center deep in the Cascade … Continue reading

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Loving and/or letting go …

“The man said, ‘Let me go; it’s daybreak.’ Jacob said, ‘I’m not letting you go ’til you bless me’” Genesis 32:26 I’m writing a book about my journey of moving on after losing a spouse. I ran across an article … Continue reading

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Mother/Father radar …

“God’s love is meteoric, his loyalty astronomic, his purpose titanic, his verdicts oceanic. Yet in his largeness nothing gets lost; Not a man, not a mouse slips through the cracks.”  Psalm 36:5-6 It’s hard to imagine God being so powerful … Continue reading

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Undying love …

“Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God.” 1 Peter 1:18 When troubled or a loved one dies, my first reaction is to talk to God and then to minister. Who can give you … Continue reading

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Who is your enemy?

“You’re familiar with the old written late, “Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate our enemy.” I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst.” Matthew 5:43,44 … Continue reading

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Strong hands of healing …

“Jesus called loudly, ‘Father, I place my life in your hands!’ Then he breathed his last breath.” Luke 23:46 I’ve always said I have “farmer” hands. They have served me well when tackling tough jobs or when trying to “loosen” … Continue reading

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