Jesus Answers a Question

I’m doing something different this week. I’ve been so busy I couldn’t think what to write, so God intervened. I was reading The Bible and ran across Luke 5:33-39 a few days ago: Jesus Questioned About Fasting 33 They said to him, “John’s disciples often fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours go on eating and drinking.” 34 Jesus answered, “Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast … Read more

True Words Are Not Eloquent

During today’s Sparkles, I realized that our home library is lacking poetry.  The assignment first sent me searching for my favorite poem, but the type of poetry I read is mostly dark. I wanted to use an inspirational selection, so I dug through our books and found a copy of the Tao Te Ching.  Figured I’d have to pull out the New Testament if I wanted greater inspiration. Anyways, Chapter 81 specifically caught my attention.  … Read more

Are You Listening to His Messages?

Yesterday I began reading week 2 of The Artist’s Way.  It’s all about recovering a sense of identity. “This week addresses self-definition as a major component of creative recovery.  You may find yourself drawing new boundaries and staking out new territories as your personal needs, desires, and interests announce themselves…“ I got to a section on crazymakers that I found as entertaining this time through as the last time I read it some ten years … Read more