Let’s Look Like Jesus: Humility

The perpetual prayer list to aid us in transformation begins with a character quality that is treasured by God but rare in humanity:  HUMILITY.  Let’s look at Christ and gaze on the beauty of humility He exhibits. Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, didContinue reading “Let’s Look Like Jesus: Humility”

Sweet Fruit!

As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.    Song of Solomon 2:3 Some tasty observations on a short morning walk and a simple grade school science fact have meContinue reading “Sweet Fruit!”

Have You Seen It?

  “Pride cannot live beneath the cross.  Let us sit there and learn our lesson, and then rise and carry it into practice… …Stand at the foot of the cross, and count the purpose drops by which you have been cleansed…And if you do not lie prostrate on the ground before that cross, you haveContinue reading “Have You Seen It?”

Chosen Parents

This is actually a piece I did some years ago for another venue.  Sharing today because parenting has been the topic in a number of interactions.  And sharing with thankfulness that God chose us to be the parents of our precious kids.  Sorry, guys…but trust God has a plan :)!  We love you! You areContinue reading “Chosen Parents”

Whose fruit?

There is a silly picture that keeps popping up in my mind.  I see a young fruit tree curling its toes (I mean, roots) and pushing with all its might.  Its face is scrunched and holding its breath, the tree mutters, “COME ON, FRUIT!  POP already.  I’m trying as hard as I can.” On eitherContinue reading “Whose fruit?”