Fishing for Squirrel

They profess to know God, but they deny him by their actions – Titus 1:16

fishing-7My dad did what any good father would do; he taught us five girls how to fish. How I loved to go fishing as a teenager! I’d beg my dad to take me out on the lake in our boat every chance I got.   Continue reading

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Frogs in the King’s Bed

“The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out from among them.” Exodus 7:5 NRS

frogFrogs. Hundreds of them. They covered the two-lane road we were traveling on. Pop, pop . . . pop, pop, pop. “Dad, please stop!” I begged from the back seat, horrified at all the frogs our car was running over. “Honey, there’s nothing I can do about it,” my dad said. “They’re everywhere!” I overheard him telling my stepmother that he had “never seen anything like this before.” Continue reading

Getting It Right

“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” – 2 Timothy 2:15 (NIV)

RadioI was listening to the radio while getting ready for work the other morning. A song had just ended and the radio host began talking. He then shared a saying I’d never heard before. “You cannot be thankful and unhappy at the same time.” It sounded nice and I understood the message it was trying to convey, but was it really true? Continue reading