Sunday, March 24, 2019
Bible reflection Inspirations

Endurance

I have fought many battles. All these battles are the smaller part of a greater war. I have won some, and I have lost some. I keep going. Some days I feel like I have lost far more than I have ever won, that I have lost the war. Nevertheless, I continue my life’s journey, […]

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Inspirations

Reach Higher

Several years ago while in a training session for my job, I learned a very practical lesson. For some reason this lesson made an impact and has stayed with me, unlike some others which scattered like the seeds of a dandelion. We were asked to face the wall, on which hung pieces of paper. Taking […]

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Inspirations

Flowers

When cold winter days drag on….., sunlight is restricted, and ice dangles from the trees, my heart yearns for flowers. Red or pink roses, purple or blue lilacs, yellow or white daffodils, any flower will do. In life, certain people pop up as flowers in the dreary spots of my life. It could be someone […]

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Inspirations

Ice Blocks

From the book entitled Endurance, Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, written by Alfred Lansing, I became enlightened as to the power of ice. The story is an incredible story of exploration. Though the book is not focused on the power of ice, I learned much about what it can do. With the proper conditions, ice builds, and […]

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Inspirations

Sandgrouse

Inspiration for life can spring up anywhere, especially from the world of nature. I encountered one such inspiration very recently while watching a program called Planet Earth, dealing with grasslands specifically. The focus was on a bird which lays its eggs a long way from waterholes. The father travels up to 16 km in a […]

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Inspirations

Winter Blues

There is a day coming in February known as “Blue Monday”. It is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. Shorter daylight hours and lack of sunshine are believed to be the reasons for this bleakness. You and I both know that sad emotions are not stuck to a particular day or […]

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Family Inspirations

Softball

It was a good hit: hard, with direction and distance. Off she was in a shot to 1st base while the outfielders scrambled after the ball. I could see her delight as the fans cheered. Then she reached 2nd base. I saw her do a little dance. She was feeling good! “Pay attention.” her coach […]

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