Monthly Archives: November 2010

Christmas on a Monday

Today was pretty good for a Monday. I got to school at 7 and ran around like crazy trying to get ready for the day.  I had a Powerpoint to make for my lecture this morning.  It was all written … Continue reading

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Golden Moments Passing By

In front of our house, between our parking spots and those of our neighbor, is a peninsula of grass.  In this peninsula there grows a tree.  It is my favorite kind of autumn tree.  It has a dark, rather twisty … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break Reflections

This Thanksgiving break has taught me some things and reminded me of others.  It has been good after weeks of constant and frantic activity to force myself to slow down, change gears, and even coast a bit.  It would seem … Continue reading

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Recognizing The Spirit of Truth

Yesterday was the last regular school day before Thanksgiving break.  It was a good day.  I  started the morning with a reading from I John and commentary on that reading by A.W. Tozer.  The scripture was talking about how we … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: It Starts with “Tea”

God is good all the time;all the time God is good.  I used to say that all the time and not believe it.  Now I believe it with all my heart, but sometimes God’s goodness just overflows or shows up … Continue reading

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Weekend Report

I had a good weekend–best in a long while, in fact!  Christy and the boys are here and settled in with Katie and Seth, my house is clean–well, at least downstairs is completely done, upstairs I need to vacuum–the last … Continue reading

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Life Changes

“My life absolutely has to change.”  There have been several times in my journey when I have felt that this was true.  Usually, though, it has to do with self-discipline–with something that I need to change about myself or my … Continue reading

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Practicing His Presence

A  couple of years ago at Christmas I received a small devotional book from one of my students.  It is titled: Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence and it is by Sarah Young.  I took it home and put … Continue reading

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Praise God, and Pass the Antibiotic!

I had a scare this weekend.  It didn’t really start out to be scary, but it ended up that way. I think I learned a little bit more about God and myself and our relationship from going through it. It … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me You’re Bored!

I was, I fear, a mean and oppressive parent.  A hard and fast rule in our home was: No one may at any time use the word “bored” or “boring.”  Period.  End of story.  There is no reason for anyone … Continue reading

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