Tag: Bible

God’s Palette

All the colors are there in the leaf. God’s Palette. Red. Orange. Yellow. Green. Blue. Indigo. Violet. I found God’s Palette yesterday, Saturday, in our backyard. This I read early Sunday morning (Today’s Daily Word): “In the past, I may have hidden my inner light, afraid to be myself. I may have tried to please others by conforming to someone…

Palm Sunday

No palms today No church services Except online streaming But prayers Are said We work on The jigsaw puzzle We clean the freezer We eat leftover meatloaf We go outside A garden oasis A choir of birds Cardinals, Bluejays, Sparrows Sing their songs Tulips, Forsythia, Heather In bloom A church Our yard My mother was a church Sunday School teacher…

About October

I began the month with great expectations. Read the Bible daily. Practice yoga daily. Write daily. This I didn’t accomplish. But Susan and I did begin a new season of volunteering in the Bridges Together Program . Here are two of our students–4th graders. I made some delicious food. Here is a meatloaf with mushroom gravy. Blueberry Scones. Cranberry-Walnut Scones.…

My Cup Runneth Over

One of the first things I do every morning is read from The Daily Word, and I often return to it throughout the day, reflecting on the message. The message on Friday, August 2: Prosperity I happily share my abundance with others. Created as a reflection of God, I already have everything I need. Like an overflowing cup of tea,…

Psalm 23

A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3     he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths     for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk     through the darkest valley,[a] I will fear no evil,     for you are with me; your…

Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King

21 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord needs…

A Sunday Sermon: A Recipe for Self-Improvement

I read the following a few days ago and I found it inspiring. Food for thought, if you will. Susan gave me the magazine last week. She had been talking about reading spiritual books with an older man in the parking lot of a nearby shopping center. He had said to her that was what he was doing. And he…