Showing posts from April, 2012

His Eye is on the Sparrow..and I know....

“Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?” Matthew 6:26 I have a picture hanging in my foyer that says “Faith is…the bird that sings while the dawn is still dark.” Don’t know who said it but it encourages me. I arise very early in the morning in order to take care of my dog, pack my lunch and most importantly spend some time reading and meditating in the Bible. It’s not that I’m so spiritual, it’s because I am a morning person and that is the best time of day for me. And with the exception of the coldest day in winter, for every season I always can hear birds singing as early as 4:00 AM. Pitch black outside and they are just singing away! It never ceases to amaze me! We can learn a lot from nature, in fact I think God must chuckle sometimes when the creatures in nature seem like they have it together more than us humans. Jesus shared about this in the above scrip

Peace, peace...wonderful peace

“Cast your cares on the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous be shaken.” Psalms 55:22 Spring cleaning!   That’s what I have been doing this past week. What a blessing it is to have a job that gives you a week off for the Easter break!   I considered traveling, but decided that I needed to take care of some needed things on my “to do” list.   So I have been busy, busy taking care of the things I felt needed to be done around the house.   But noticed this morning that though I had accomplished much, somewhere between taking care of those, what I thought were urgent needs, I had lost my peace. Now if you have ever really had a taste of what REAL peace is, you will know when you’ve lost it.   See I know what it is like to have peace, God’s peace in the midst of a storm. The storms of life that come and almost take your breath away…yep, I know what it feels like to be so shaken   that you can barely stand…but to instantly feel God’s hand steady and assure y