Posted in February 2013

Ordinary or Radical?

Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds.  Proverb 27:23 – New International Version Know the state of your flocks, and put your heart into caring for your herds.  Proverbs 27:23 – New Living Translation Know well the condition of your flocks and give attention to your herds.  Proverbs … Continue reading



I heard the birdsong today, playing as lovely as a symphony.  Perhaps I wouldn’t have noticed it, if it hadn’t been absent for so long.  The winter months–silent–not a sound. The Lord has blessed us with all manner of gifts: family, friends, freedom etc… Somehow we over look these things and they become commonplace in … Continue reading

Happy Valentines Day!

For God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  John 3:16 Since we live in world where you could probably get married and divorced all in the same day, I thought I would blog on love.  Our culture mistakenly leads … Continue reading

Dare…to Practice the Radical

Ann Voskamp’s blog encourages us to (Practice the  Radical).  I’ve been pondering what that means and what that would look like in ordinary, everyday life.  The dictionary defines radical as fundamental, extreme, and a person who favors rapid and sweeping changes in laws and methods of government. SLOW–the one word that God has been whispering … Continue reading

A Whisper of Winter

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: Ecclesiastes 3:1 SLOW – Be still, and know that I am God.  Psalm 46:10  When we take the time to go slow, we begin to see the gifts in the ordinary (BEAUTY).  We can hear God whisper to us through His creations and … Continue reading


I often hear my oldest son, sixteen, say to one of his friends, “That is so random.”  The definition of the word random to a teenager either means funny or cool.  However, the Houghton Mifflin Company Dictionary defines random as having no pattern or objective; haphazard.  The dictionary’s definition better defines how this blog is … Continue reading