I get up early in the mornings, shower, dress, and grab something to eat right before I head out the door. I then spend my 15-20 minutes of driving time to finish dressing on my way to work. Continue reading
THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Search for it as for hidden treasures. Proverbs 2:4
I couldn’t find it anywhere. I tore through the office and looked under the computer desk. I went though each folder in my file cabinet. I flipped through piles of paper and books on the futon behind me. I even dug through the discarded heap in my trash can. And still, nothing. Where did I leave her book? I had promised to return it that night. Continue reading
Like many of you, I learned The Lord’s Prayer (Mt 6:9-13; Lk 11:2-4) as a young child and committed it to memory. I always experienced a sense of unity and peace when reciting it with others at church services, prayer meetings, and various other special assemblies.
But . . . Continue reading
It was a minor fender bender. I was slowly backing out of the Wal-Mart parking space when . . . CRUNCH!!
I was in total disbelief! This really can’t be happening to me right now!
But it was. Continue reading
I see you in the vast, blue sky,
The sun, the moon, and stars,
The galaxies and Milky Way,
The planets, Earth, and Mars.
I hear you in the praises sung
By dove and mockingbird.
They sit outside my window
As I read through you Word.
I smell you in the air I breathe,
Among the pines and firs
I praise you with uplifted hands,
And tell you I am yours.
I feel your presence in my life.
You’re everywhere, it’s clear.
From all that you have given me
Your love for me’s most dear.
Lydia Gomez Reyes – Brownsville, Texas
(Published in The Secret Place, Springs 2014 issue, p. 64)
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“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Romans 10:17 (NKJV)
“Mrs. Reyes!” The dentist said sternly. “Are you in pain?!”
“No,” I answered, with tears streaming down both sides of my face.
“Then please stop moaning!”
Yes, I had been moaning. Incessantly. Since he first began working in my mouth with his drill. I was so overcome by fear over my first root canal that when I was later asked to get up to move to another room, I had to be helped because I almost passed out. Continue reading