Big Big Yard (Again)

July 17, 2014 Lisa 2

 While we are here on earth, we sigh because we want to live in that heavenly home. 2 Corinthians 5:2 CEV (I am reposting this from last year because today marks the One Year Anniversary of Jasonte Medsker’s  passing from this life to the next. We commemorate his bea …

The Prayer From Assisi?

June 30, 2014 Lisa 0

Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness. Romans 6:13 NIV If you have spent even jus …

Ten Thousand Things

June 3, 2014 Lisa 0

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. Isaiah 55:9 KJV Today, I saw a quote by John Piper that made me smile. In just one sentence he put everything and everyone in their place. Sometimes we forg …

Commencement Of Miracles

May 30, 2014 Lisa 4

You are the God of miracles and wonders! You still demonstrate your awesome power. Psalm 77:14 TLB In just over a week, my life will change forever. My son will graduate from High School. Unlike most parents, this has not been something to which I have looked forward with ex …

For The Living Of These Days

May 6, 2014 Lisa 0

In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength in my inner self.  Psalm 138: 3 AMP This past Sunday, my husband and I decided to switch things up a bit. We ordinarily attend our church’s “contemporary” service which meets l …

The Greatest Friday

April 18, 2014 Lisa 0

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1Peter 2:24 ESV (Today’s post is an excerpt taken from the sixth post in Desiring God’s 2014 Holy Week series “The Final Days of …

Why Me?

April 14, 2014 Lisa 0

When someone has been given much, much will be required in return; and when someone has been entrusted with much, even more will be required. Luke 12:48b NLT For a week now, I have been reminded EVERYDAY by my happily eager daughter that today was coming . And now that today …

Aging

April 10, 2014 Lisa 0

Scripture Picture–A Bible Study in one picture! This is for my brother Tim, who celebrates his birthday today. This quote by Robert Frost speaks to me of aging. May these scriptures be an encouragement. The wisdom and experience we glean as we grow older are blessings w …

Hitherto

April 7, 2014 Lisa 2

Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the Lord helped us. 1 Samuel 7:12 KJV Have you ever felt that everything was against you? That you just couldn’t catch a break? I hate it when the en …

Buds, Blossoms AND Fruit!

March 24, 2014 Lisa 0

Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of—infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes. TLB I was sipping my hot chocolate and looked up to see the apricot blos …