Say “Yes!”


Last I had the opportunity to share with you, I encouraged you wonderful ladies to hide God's word in your heart by memorizing Scripture passages that you felt God wanted you to focus on.  At the time, I was memorizing the passage in I John 4 about love.  Loving others does not come naturally to me, … [Continue reading]

Who and What Defines Your Vision?


 In Lucy Maud Montgomery’s book, Rilla of Ingleside, the heroine, who has spent two years of her young life living through the hardships of war, is asked whether she’d like to change those difficult years.  “’No,’ Rilla said slowly, ‘I wouldn’t. It’s strange, isn’t it? They have been two terrible … [Continue reading]

Keeping in mind the goal…

Fresh Bread by Loren Entz (1949, American)

This summer my children, their spouses, and my grandchildren are coming together for a celebration in Western Michigan.  The event will be my 60th birthday and our 40th wedding anniversary will follow within two weeks.  Sally beat me to another decade by less than a year. It does not seem that … [Continue reading]