The Square Pill


Recently my medications changed. I now take a square pill. Yes, you read that right…a square. I have numerous pills and supplements that are oval or round and some are capsules and some are tablets. But, the newest anti-depressant that I take is square, and it works! Square. I feel square sometimes. I’m not likeContinue reading “The Square Pill”

Faith; Hope; Love


[ Wake Up from Your Sleep ] Watch what God does, and then you do it, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents. Mostly what God does is love you. Keep company with him and learn a life of love. Observe how Christ loved us. His love was not cautious but extravagant. He didn’t loveContinue reading “Faith; Hope; Love”

I Hope to be There in Person


2 John 1:12-13I have a lot more things to tell you, but I’d rather not use paper and ink. I hope to be there soon in person and have a heart-to-heart talk. That will be far more satisfying to both you and me. Everyone here in your sister congregation sends greetings 3 John 1:13-14I have a lotContinue reading “I Hope to be There in Person”

2020 Word of the Year: HOPE


In 2020 I want my mind to focus this year on one word: hope. Many people I know who blog choose a word of the year. I haven’t really done this before, that I recall. This year I’m giving it a go. Hope… Genesis 49:18I wait in hope for your salvation, God. Psalm 52:9I thank you always thatContinue reading “2020 Word of the Year: HOPE”

My 2020 Word of the Year is Hope…


Genesis 49:18 I wait in hope for your salvation, God. The Message In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations I do wait hope for His salvation. His Message has 144 instances of HOPE. That should be enough for me to read and ponder in 2020. A new decade begins or a new century if you look at it from a youngContinue reading “My 2020 Word of the Year is Hope…”

We're Old; We Get by on Grace & Laughter


[ Psalm 103 ] [ Of David. ] Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— Psalm 145:8 God is all mercy and grace— not quick to anger, is rich in love. Yesterday, one of my brother and sister in laws arrived for a visit. We huggedContinue reading “We're Old; We Get by on Grace & Laughter”