Mount Up With Wings

Image by Fine Art America But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint - Isaiah 40:31, NKJV The eagle, especially the American bald eagle is a beautiful and majestic bird, the symbol of great strength. …

Fight Fear

Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me? -Psalm 54:3, 4, NKJV Photo © Masterfile With God on our side, what have we to fear? Greater is He who is …

A Great Project

Sally Henshaw and her grade 5 students decided to undertake a big project this year.  They were going to create a large quilt for Women’s History Month.  It would feature 30 influential women.  Sally thought it best to use hexagons because they were strong, symmetrical and tessellate perfectly.  The finished quilt was proudly displayed in …

War

"I heard you just wrote a book." "Yes. Two Hands are All I've Got." "What do you know about fighting in war, Mister, seeing that you hid behind your religion when the time came for you to defend your country?" "I know more about war than you think, young man." "I doubt that. Have you …

Patience

But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing - James 1:4 I was looking over some notes I had taken on one of Dr. Charles Stanley's sermons on patience.  This sermon was preached at the time when God was working with me to help me to be …

Our Second Date

I didn't feel that spark on our first date but we had such a great time together that I had to ask you out again.  And I'm thrilled that I did. It turns out that you were the one I was meant to be with.  Fifteen years and three children later, we're still going strong.  …

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

It was just few days ago when I learned that March was designated as Women's History Month.  Well, today, an identical thing happened to me which prompted me to put this post together in a hurry.  I found out just a few minutes ago that today is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  I also discovered …

In the Office

She straightened her desk, brushing off the lingering crumbs from the delicious lemon cake she had brought back with from the restaurant where she had lunch.  It was after seven. Everyone had left.  It was just the two of them.  She wondered if she wait until he came out to tell her she was free …

Young and Divorced

It was hard to believe that this was the same man she married.  They had started off so strong.  They were told that they were too young to get married but they believed that they were ready.  Their love was strong enough to weather any storms that would appear on the horizon.  Or so she …

The Afternoon Tradition

As she drank her tea, she thought of her grandmother. Grams would have turned 90 today.  How she missed her. It was Grams who got her into the habit of drinking tea in the afternoons.  She thought of the times when she used to walk over to Grams' house after school and sit at the …

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