Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people? I’ve asked myself this question more than once in my lifetime.
I love older people. They tell it like it is. They are an open book waiting to be read by anyone who will take the time.
As we chatted happily and listened to Finley’s coos, I looked down at the dashboard and was shocked to see that we were below empty on the gas tank! I guess I had just gotten lost in the conversation and completely forgotten about the need to fill the gas tank. I watched the blinking light flash, “0 miles till empty,” and my mind raced to all the different scenarios I could envision us in.
Something the Lord has been showing me this week is my need for patience. What does God say about patience? When this question came to my mind, the conviction in my heart grew.
Have you ever had a conversation with a friend, and as it continued and continued, you eventually realized they had quite a bit to talk about but no interest in listening?
Through these short years, I’ve learned an important truth about love that may sound trite to you. But recognizing this truth about love is humbling and fills my heart with gratitude & awe for my sweet Erin.
For years now, I’ve had my time with the Lord at night before I go to bed. But this year, I also started looking up the meanings of specific words in Greek or Hebrew.
It’s been a challenging week for me in more ways than one. I have needed friends to help me through this week, and I am most grateful for the One Who calls me His friend.
I love gardening. Every step of the process brings me joy. It’s pruning season now, and I enjoy cutting the dead parts off each shrub or flower because I can envision how it will make it stronger and more fruitful during the blooming period this year.
I realized that I desperately needed something. I needed an ability that couldn’t be bought with money or bartered for. I needed wisdom — and lots of it.