Posted in February 2010

You’ve Got to Stick the Landing

My husband and I aren’t huge winter Olympics fans, but we do watch ski jumping and snowboarding. While there are many lessons we can learn from the Olympians and their sports, one thing I’ve learned from ski jumping and snowboarding is, you’ve got to stick the landing. It doesn’t matter how long you fly through … Continue reading

Fear is Like a Scarecrow in a Melon Patch

What comes to mind when you think of a scarecrow? Autum decorations. Plaid flannel shirt. Old jeans. Maybe a straw hat with a big flower. A scarecrow is intended to keep predators, mostly birds, from eating the blossoms or young vegetables before they grow to maturity. How effective scarecrows are, I’m not sure, but they’ve … Continue reading

The Couple that Cooks Together Stays Together

On New Year’s Day we started what I hope will become a New Year’s Day tradition. With this easy Buttermilk Cinnamon Roll recipe from Kendra, my husband and I spent an hour or so mixing, kneading, rolling, cutting, baking, and eating these fantastic cinnamon rolls together. Winter is still upon on us throughout most of … Continue reading

A Life Free from Fear

“True freedom from fear consists of totally resigning one’s life into the hands of the Lord. ~ David Wilkerson Is there any life more resigned into the hands of the Lord – and free from fear – than the one depicted in Psalm 23? The Lord is my shepherd, I am the good shepherd. The … Continue reading

More than Conquerors through the Living God

As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him. Reaching into his bag and taking out a stone, he slung it and struck the Philistine on the forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell facedown on the ground. ~ I Samuel 17:48,49 Did … Continue reading