Dew Shimmering orbs glitter and dance on the grassy ballroom floor, dipping dots. Word Count: 12 All the One Word Less for Lent 2015 posts are bundled here. A first line poem starter inspired by an Every Day Poem in my inbox–“Form and Void” by Barbara Crooker, author of Selected Poems. Want to play […]
When Papa Comes Running
It’s the twilight hour. My husband’s settled in to watch the Tigers’ game with me. But he’s dozing. A frantic call from my daughter interrupts the outfield scramble. “Grace is in the field behind your house screaming. She’s not moving. She’s just standing there screaming, ‘Help me!’ I sent her through the field for […]
scripture sunday: call this life
Grace, because God is putting everything together again through the Messiah, invites us into life—a life that goes on and on and on, world without end. ~Romans 5:21 (MSG) In the stillness, Sandy Linking up with Laura today who’s hosting the awesome Sunday Community while Deidra enjoys some family time. And have you checked out […]
Scripture Sunday: Who Can Hide?
“Am I only a God nearby,” declares the Lord, “and not a God far away? Who can hide in secret places so that I cannot see them?” declares the Lord. “Do not I fill heaven and earth?” declares the Lord. Jeremiah 23:23-24 (NIV)
Scripture Sunday: Firm and Forever
A voice says, “Shout!” I said, “What shall I shout?” “These people are nothing but grass, their love fragile as wildflowers. The grass withers, the wildflowers fade, if God so much as puffs on them. Aren’t these people just so much grass? True, the grass withers and the wildflowers fade, but our God’s Word stands […]
Scripture Sunday: A Huge Round of Applause!
Let’s hear it from Sky With Earth joining in, And a huge round of applause from Sea. Psalm 96:11 (Message) Applause, everyone! Bravo, bravissimo! Shout God-songs at the top of your lungs! God Most High is stunning, astride land and ocean. Psalm 47:1-2 (Message) Joining the applause and the wave of overflowing gratitude toward our […]
Scripture Sunday: Attention All!
Meerkats at the Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, MI. With Deidra and Katie.
Scripture Sunday: Ignite the Kingdom Life
“I’m baptizing you here in the river, turning your old life in for a kingdom life. The real action comes next: The main character in this drama —compared to him I’m a mere stagehand— will ignite the kingdom life within you, a fire within you, the Holy Spirit within you, changing you from the inside […]
Sunday Seasoned Sayings: Bless the One Who Blesses
And live! Oh, let him live! Deck him out in Sheba gold. Offer prayers unceasing to him, bless him from morning to night. Fields of golden grain in the land, cresting the mountains in wild exuberance, Cornucopias of praise, praises springing from the city like grass from the earth. May he never be forgotten, his […]