I'm back on Facebook after taking a few years off. Realize, of course, that I was never really "off-off," since my husband was still on and if I ever really needed to see something I was able to persuade him to let me look at his news feed. This annoyed him, so, after a while,… Continue reading Digital Discernment and Social Media Scripture
We planned our wedding for the first week of June, not because I wanted to be a "June bride," but because we felt assured that the weather would be beautiful. The best laid schemes of mice and men... In a previous post, I shared how I've been slowly working my way through Living By The… Continue reading Reading The Bible Imaginatively-Wedding Woes
I'm slowly working my way through Living By The Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible by Howard Hendricks and his son, William. The book, originally published in 1991, had a second revised edition released in 2007. The purpose of the book is to help people learn good Bible study methods; learning to… Continue reading The Pragmatist in the Lion’s Den
In an earlier post, I said that my recent Bible Study Fellowship study of the book of Revelation had greatly affected the quality of my worship, especially during the music portion of the Sunday worship service. Many of the hymns and worship songs we sing draw their lyrics from Revelation. This makes sense, since John's… Continue reading How Desperate Am I?
My grandsons have been giving me lessons in human nature. The twins are crazy about puzzles, but their alphabet puzzle is their absolute favorite. They put the wooden letters in it over and over. Each time they finish it, they carry it over and show it to their mom. It's "Mom! Mom!" until she acknowledges… Continue reading Look At Me!
For the past three months, I've been working my way through the twelve books in the Poldark series by Winston Graham. Covering a period of time that stretched from the end of the American Revolution through Napoleon Bonaparte's final defeat at Waterloo, the saga tells the stories of Ross Poldark, his family, friends, and enemies. … Continue reading Peeking Ahead – The Book of Revelation