Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sticky things

The past week has been full of so many demands and unexpected things that it felt good to be stuck at home due to a blizzard over the weekend. The snow drifts made going to church impossible so I chose … Continue reading

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When I rise

This morning our area awoke to more snow. The roads are covered, drivers are giving themselves extra space to slow down and stop. Some cars were not so lucky overnight and now wait for someone to come and pull them … Continue reading

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Mathematics

Years ago I was involved with a Bible study led by a wonderful woman and friend who had a powerful prayer life. When a challenge would arise that warranted extra prayer I would teasingly say, “Maggie, when you pray I … Continue reading

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I have, I do, and I will

True faith goes into operation when there are no answers. ~Elisabeth Elliot We’ve been studying Hebrews for the past few weeks in church, one of my favorite books in the New Testament. It contains many of the verses I have … Continue reading

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Taking action

“Trust in the Lord and do what is good; dwell in the land and live securely. Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in Him, and He … Continue reading

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Yuck mouth

On Saturday mornings it was tradition to watch cartoons, from the time I woke up until 10 o’clock when my chores would begin. Sprinkled throughout the cartoons would be Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about being safe in a forest with … Continue reading

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Cold silence

Nebraska has been frigid this week with temperatures below zero and wind chills in the negative double digits. Out in “farm country”, where we live, night temps seem to bite into your skin and stepping outside to do anything seems … Continue reading

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Desperate pleas

Whenever I think of desperate pleas I think of the damsel in distress, white flowing dress, hair disheveled, hands bound, on her knees in front of the dastardly evil man who is planning to tie her to the train tracks. … Continue reading

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Someday, we’ll be together

My grandfathers had a deep respect for the military. This admiration and gratitude was modeled for me in the way they spoke of those in their family who had served and the way they stood when the American flag went … Continue reading

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Weather conditions

Living in the middle of the United States makes for interesting weather. Yesterday was in the mid-50s and today the temperature is 15 degrees (F). Last week we had a wind chill of -25 degrees. We’ve had ice, rain, snow, … Continue reading

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