NORMAL LIVING

Teach me, Father, the difference between my own efforts to please You and Your Holy Spirit living His life of obedience in me.   The difference, My child, between your life and Mine cannot be measured.  They are as different as hope and despair, as love and hate, as life and death.  Your efforts to please…

Hidden Ministry

Oswald Chambers says in My Utmost for His Highest, “There is no snare or any danger of infatuation or pride in intercession, it is a hidden ministry that brings forth fruit whereby the Father is glorified.”  Quite often we hear someone ask for prayer or promise to be praying for someone else’s need.  It’s part and…

Bridge Over the Canyon Why

From the time we were little we’ve had a favorite question, “Why?”  Every small child loves to ask why, to understand the reason behind whatever they are observing.  It’s just not enough to learn the who, what, where, and when about something.  Without knowing the why, we can’t understand motivation, cause and effect, action and…

New Pictures

I’ve been doing more updating.  I’ve added some more quotes to the Quotes page and stop by the Great Books page if you’re looking for good reading!   And I couldn’t resist some updated grandkid pictures in the Photo Gallery page.  Here’s a sample  🙂 Yes, there are more on the page…  Aren’t grandkids the…

My New Home

Since 2008 I’ve had a blog on a different server called “Fringes of His Ways”.  It seems to be time for a change, so I’ve started here with WordPress.  I have moved the content of the other blog here, so hopefully this will be a smooth transition.  Let me know what you think, and thanks…

If My People

“If My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray, and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”  This is one of the most well-known verses in the Bible, 2 Chronicles 7:14.  In the verse…

MY KINGDOM

I’m struggling, Lord, to understand how I’m to respond to the changes I see in the world around me. It’s easy to get angry or afraid, but mostly I’m just sad. An election year seems to bring out the worst in everyone. I see and hear such a wide range of reactions and opinions that…