“Opened Not My Mouth”-Right… .

Isaiah 53:7 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth. Have you ever prayed for God to help you to “shut up?” I have—make that AM. When Taylor was a teenager she complained I would lecture her. Then again, most teenagers probably...

He Calls Me By Name

Isaiah 43:1 “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine!“ Happy Tuesday dear friend. If it’s not Tuesday when you’re reading this, it will be soon. Actually, writing that reminds me that the only thing we have control over is how we choose to react when something happens to us. This brings me to Eric and my conversation yesterday. If...

God Put on the Brakes

Isaiah 30:15-16 “For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel,“In  returning and rest you shall be saved;  in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” But you were unwilling, 16 and you said, “No! We will flee upon horses”;  therefore you shall flee away;and, “We will ride upon swift steeds”; therefore your pursuers shall be swift. Wow! This was in my...

I’ve Got This

Micah 6:8 “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.  And what does the Lord require of you?To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” “Run, run—as fast as you can! You can’t catch me! I’m the gingerbread man!” Maybe I’m pulling a little bit too much of the Grammy thing into this blog, LOL. This nursery rhyme written long ago, ties in...