Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Sobering Effect of Another Year-End…

It’s the end of another year. And it is time to look back and see what the year has brought us. The good and the bad. Watch this video from John Piper below. Hopefully it will help you ask yourself some important questions. … Continue reading

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A Not-So Merry Christmas…

Our Christmas came around with not-so ideal circumstances. It was filled with snotty and stuffed noses, sore throats, barf, tantrums, many tears, no sleep and extreme fatigue. All of us except for Lucy experienced this. Christmas was not what I wanted … Continue reading

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My Soul Magnifies The Lord…

Well, it is two more sleeps until Christmas! Whether we are ready for it or not, the day is upon us. I will probably not write again until after Christmas as the next few days are going to be filled … Continue reading

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He Dwells With Us…

In 1 Kings 8 Solomon brings the Ark of the Covenant into the now-complete Temple. Then he gives a prayer of dedication in honor of this momentous occasion. The presence of the Lord would now reside in the Temple. This was … Continue reading

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Security In Uncertain Times…

This decrepid looking airplane above is my son’s toy. Yes, the wings amongst other things have fallen off and it is looking rather grim. But this dollar store toy at one time was Ben’s treasure. He would not go to sleep … Continue reading

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Wives, Don’t Neglect Your Husbands…

Need a marital boost? Think of your spouse above yourself today. Wives, put yourself in the shoes of your husband. Ponder the pressures he may be feeling. And then act accordingly. I need reminders like these to love my husband better, … Continue reading

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Just Blame Satan…

Job is one of those books of the Bible that I read in awe. The list of lessons I can learn from this book is never-ending. It teaches us how to mourn and that grief is okay. It teaches us how and … Continue reading

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