I love this hymn. It's one of my all-time favorites. I also enjoy learning the background stories of some of my favorite things. Recently, my dad gave me a book about the history of some of our most common hymns. I was reading about this hymn, and then I googled the same topic. I discovered … Continue reading THE HISTORY OF THE HYMN, “HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW”
Good morning, frogs! Well, it was Easter Sunday yesterday. Resurrection Sunday is arguably the single biggest holiday in all of Christendom. I trust that all of you had a great celebration of our resurrected lord. I have attached a Facebook post that Jim Petrey, a long-time friend of mine, posted yesterday. He is talking about … Continue reading RESURRECTION SUNDAY
Good morning! This is an article that I wrote a while back and published on a different blog. I was reading it again this morning and found out I never put it on this blog. It spoke to me, so I'm putting it on here. I hope it speaks to you, too. When attempting to … Continue reading BEARING FRUIT
There once was a man who lived near a village. This man owned 7 horses. One day, his seven horses ran away. The towns-people came to the man and said, “oh, how unfortunate for you.” The man replied… Source: Do not be quick to judge your circumstances – The Story of the Man with 7 … Continue reading Do not be quick to judge your circumstances – The Story of the Man with 7 Horses – Mission:Loved
I’m going to talk about a subject that is very controversial and might get me in a little trouble (I’m not unfamiliar). But it’s something that I’ve come to believe very strongly. It’s the topic of spending time with God, or having a "quiet time," at the beginning of the day versus doing it at … Continue reading So when should you have your “quiet time”?
I love that song by Hillsong. I still marvel at that exchange, and that is what I want to unpack a little for just a moment. Each one of us knows that we’re a little messed up in some way, if we’re honest with ourselves. None of us has ever been perfect. Even the best … Continue reading A BEAUTIFUL EXCHANGE
My dog died last night. Technically, she was my son's dog. But he's off at college, and she lived here. I don’t really know how to act today. I’m riding an emotional roller coaster. Yes, some would say it was just a dog. And I know that she wasn’t actually a flesh-and-blood relative. But she … Continue reading Goodbye, Mango