There is such wisdom in older people. I know it’s hard to be around them sometimes, but I think that is because we often don’t know what to say to them. Really, all we have to do is listen. Listen to their wisdom. Ask a couple of questions to get them talking. It seems to… Continue reading Stepped On
I could never be a lawyer. I have strong beliefs and opinions, but that isn’t why. It’s not the speaking in public. Or the standing before a judge. It’s not even the possibility of defending an innocent person. There are ways around having to do that by being a certain type of lawyer. It’s the… Continue reading Confrontation
Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. Cry out, “Save us, God our Savior; gather us and deliver us from the nations,that we may give thanks to Your holy name, and glory in Your praise.”
We in the USA don’t know what it’s really like to have a king that rules our nation. We don’t know all the rules that go along with having a king and queen. If we were to ever meet our president, we would just be respectful. But there are certain things you must do if… Continue reading I Forget
And Mary said: “My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has regarded the lowly state of His maidservant;For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed. For He who is mighty has done great things for me,And holy is His name. And His mercy is on those who fear HimFrom generation to generation. He has shown strength with His arm;He has scattered the proud in… Continue reading Magnificat!
I am a sucker for a good romantic story. One that ends in ‘happily ever after.’ There have been many stories written and movies made that catch our hearts and emotions and put smiles on our faces. But one of the best love stories ever written is in the book of Ruth in the Bible.… Continue reading Happily Ever After
Sitting alone during a thunderstorm,Watching my life hasten on its way,Thinking how life’s patterns form,What have I done with today?Is there some word I should have said?Should I have stopped a moment to pray?Is there some cause I should have pled?What did I do with yesterday?Nature is God so beautiful and bold,Outshining all our times… Continue reading Time by Gerry Burton
It’s hard isn’t it? To love? Oh, we throw the word around like it’s confetti. We say it without even thinking. But do we really and truly mean it? Sometimes it’s hard to love others. Kids, spouse, parents, friends, or coworkers. But one of the hardest to love is ourselves, especially when we mess up.… Continue reading Hard Love
Isn’t God amazing?! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I forget. I get busy during the day with my job, housework, farming, and life in general. And I forget. I forget to remember. Then, He reminds me. I see deer, birds, and other creatures He has created. He shows me His amazingness. His power!… Continue reading Amazing!
Last night we were with some Christian friends in our small group Bible study. During our dinner conversation one woman mentioned a book she’s written in response to the trauma in her own life. All of us have bad things that happen to us by either our consequences or just because this life is hard.… Continue reading The Terrible Awful