Old, gray, and enjoying life!!

2017-09-22T00:57:24+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Categories: Ageing, Contentment, General, Seasons of Life|Tags: , , , |

Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare Your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come! - Psalm 71:18 Old age faces us all, and it creeps up on us so gradually that we do not realize that we have become [...]

You’re never too old to start writing!

2017-08-13T13:32:32+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Categories: Ageing, Books & Reading, Devotionals, On Writing, Testimony|Tags: , , , , |

I was first published at age 71 My first book was accepted for publication the year I reached 71. I had begun writing Prayers and Devotions more than 25 years before, through a weekly prayer letter for my church. I enjoyed writing, but never thought of publication. But after I retired God kept prompting me [...]

If

2016-07-13T00:15:37+00:00 April 12th, 2015|Categories: Devotionals, Heart Issues, Obedience, Perseverance|Tags: , , , |

'If' is such a little word, but it holds great promise I was reading that magnificent poem, ‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling, when I was struck by the thought that ‘if’ is such a little word, but it holds great meaning and promise. In John 15:7-10 these words are spoken by Jesus: If you abide in [...]

An unrelenting love

2016-07-29T03:31:24+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Categories: Devotionals, Faith, God's Love, Heart Issues, Trusting God|Tags: , , |

O Love that wilt not let me go I rest my weary soul in Thee; I give Thee back the life I owe, That in Thine ocean depths its flow May richer, fuller be. God’s love is unrelenting in its pursuit of us. We are born in our Father’s heart, and though our meeting with [...]

A living, loving relationship

2016-07-23T01:20:21+00:00 July 25th, 2014|Categories: Friendship, Heart Issues, Relationships, Spiritual Growth|Tags: , , , , |

 We cannot go through life without good relationships. We are born into a family, and our relationship with our parents is our mainstay as we grow from childhood to adulthood. Through our formative years we make friends with those we meet at school, or Sunday School, or through our sporting activities. We may bond with [...]

How to journey with God (and why you should)

2016-07-22T20:39:41+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Categories: Bible Reading, Devotionals, Spiritual Growth, Time with God|Tags: , , , , |

From the moment we feel a stirring in our hearts towards God a lifelong journey of discovery takes hold of us I encourage you to seek God, for His love for you, His child, is the most exciting, life-changing discovery you can make. Life is meant to be lived to the full, though many of [...]

Letter writing

2016-07-10T00:26:48+00:00 June 15th, 2014|Categories: General, On Writing|Tags: , , |

Do you still write letters? It seems as though the art of letter writing is dying out. For the past 2000 or more years the information we read about today was passed down in the form of letters. Letters giving information regarding the towns, governments, wars, expeditions, relocations, countries, tragedies, and many more every day [...]

Ordinary days

2016-07-21T20:59:30+00:00 June 1st, 2014|Categories: Seasons of Life|Tags: , , , |

Everything that happens in this world happens at the time God chooses. - Ecclesiastes 3:1 Whether our lives are long or short, we have to live it one day at a time. Those 24 hours can be mundane, exciting, terrifying, boring, full of meetings and experiences. Your life that day may be filled with illness, [...]

What is faith?

2016-07-20T12:56:45+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Categories: Devotionals, Faith|Tags: , , |

My grandchildren’s faith and trust in my ability to do things for them, and to take care of them, set me thinking. What is faith? How can I explain it to them? To have faith we must trust that what we have faith in is true.  Can I do an Internet search for projects for my grandchildren? [...]

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