Go in peace

Psalms 71:3 Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort:  thou hast given commandment to save me;  for thou art my rock and my fortress. Last week on the morning Isaac (my nephew) passed, God gave my niece, Mandy a promise. Genesis 26:31 …and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace. … More Go in peace

A time to die

“A time to be born, and a time to die;…….a time to mourn, and a time to dance;” Ecclesiastes 3:2,4 This a a memorial to my two nephews, Isaac and Michael Grasser, who both died last week in a drowning accident. Isaac Rock Grasser, I was blessed to know you for the 17 years you … More A time to die

Oh mercy! 

Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. “Oh boy! Are they ever gonna get it when I get home!”  Or “I can’t wait to give them a piece of my mind!” Ever said that or maybe thought it? I’m big time guilty. Check. Consider; Mercy: compassionate or kindly forbearance shown toward … More Oh mercy! 

Meek as a lamb

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Synonyms of meek: submissive, yielding, obedient, compliant, tame, biddable, tractable, acquiescent, and humble. As I am going through the beatitudes in my posts, it makes sense that they are written in this order. In previous posts I’ve written about being poor in spirit, mourning … More Meek as a lamb

Poor in spirit

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Poor: less than adequate, needy. I want to make myself poor. Poor in spirit, that is. And only so that I can see my inadequacies to improve upon them. I think God wants us to come to grips with our … More Poor in spirit

New Horizons

Isaiah 43:18-19 Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.  Behold, I will do a new thing;  now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it?  I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. It seems that life is full of new normals.  At … More New Horizons