The Church Today

Be not many teachers

Hmmmmm. Omy.  What an opportunity. Missed. Stephen Colbert interviews Rick Warren (This is show biz — I know that  — the host of the show *is* in show biz… However, thinking minds have to be pondering: is the other man really representing the church in the world?  How would...
Potpourri

A time of sorrow

Ecclesiastes 3.1-8 1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill,...
Potpourri

Lunch at our house

Ways with Nutella Nutella on toast Nutella on tortillas (pronounced by one: tee-torahs) Nutella on apple slices Nutella on knives Nutella on homemade gingersnaps Nutella on carrot sticks Nutella on fingers Nutella on potato rolls Nutella on peanutbutter filled pretzels Nutella is a marvelous complement to just about anything...
Motherhood

Late Season Fruitfulness

As I held a baby born late in the season of fruitfulness, I was filled with tender compassion for the mama. The older mama face – etched with lines from smiles and from squinting in the brightness of the sun through many seasons and from the joys and sorrows...
Family Timothy - Ghana

Timothy in Ghana

I’ve added a letter and some pictures to Timothy’s pages on our site. Our son Timothy is a missionary in Ghana, West Africa, and I’ve made a couple of pages for his letters and updates, pictures and contact information. I hope you enjoy them… I’ve loved talking with him...
Devotionals Streams - Desert

Timely Words

I’m profoundly aware this morning of the timeliness of the Word – of the order of the LORD, His plans, His purposes and His timing. What a blessing it is to walk with the LORD and to see His signature on the writing of the day or to see...
Streams - Desert

Streams in the Desert 1.15.08

  Back to the Bible Be Still     Author: Mrs. Charles E. Cowman Source: Streams in the Desert Scripture Reference: Genesis 26:24-24 “And the Lord appeared unto Isaac the same night” (Gen. 26:24). “Appeared the same night,” the night on which he went to Beer-sheba. Do you think...
my story Potpourri

Today’s slice… such things as I have

Catching up… I was thinking of contrasts today. Chilly here and 90 in Africa. Raining here but snowing up the street. Contrasts. But weather related contrasts weren’t the only ones I was thinking of. I smile now — because the day’s over and everything got done that needed to...
Motherhood Timothy - Ghana

motherhood… it gets different.

I’ve been cleaning tonight. I decided to face the inevitable. I hadn’t been up to Timothy’s room in the last couple of days and so I decided to go up… to stand there… and then to sit among his stuff. It was interesting to spend time there — sort...