This Place

Psalm 43:3-4 (NKJV) Oh, send out Your Light and Your Truth! Let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your Holy Hill and to Your Tabernacle. Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy; and on the harp I will praise You, O God, my God. I love my…

The Case of the Missing Dryer

Proverbs 16:2 (NIV) All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord. Our dryer was in need of repair. The repairman came last week and determined the problem. He would order the parts and return this week to complete the task. Upon arriving home from work, I noticed that the laundry…

Time Management

Psalm 90:12 (ESV) So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. The holidays are finally over. It is now time to get back to “normal” life. The junk food is cleared out of the refrigerator. Guests have all gone back home. The house is somewhat in order. Kids…

Make Up Your Mind

Colossians 3:1-3 (NKJV) If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Every morning my husband and I make…

Death by Distraction

Luke 10:39-42 (NIV) She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help…

Spooling

Proverbs 20:9-10 (NLT) Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart; I am pure and free from sin”? False weights and unequal measures—the Lord detests double standards of every kind. For a couple of days, the cursor on the computer screen would spin endlessly with the pointer flashing. Trying to focus on the Word of God, it…

All for Naught – A Devotion

Hebrews 12:14-17 (Message) Work at getting along with each other and with God. Otherwise you’ll never get so much as a glimpse of God. Make sure no one gets left out of God’s generosity. Keep a sharp eye out for weeds of bitter discontent. A thistle or two gone to seed can ruin a whole…

Break the Habit – A Devotion

Isaiah 1:11-16 (NLT) “What makes you think I want all your sacrifices?” says the Lord. “I am sick of your burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fattened cattle. I get no pleasure from the blood of bulls and lambs and goats. When you come to worship me, who asked you to parade through…

Perfect Timing – A Devotion

Daniel 2:20-22 (NKJV) Daniel answered and said: “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, for wisdom and might are His. And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding. He reveals deep and secret…