Why God, is it so hard to turn to You first and best in life? Why do I feel lonely when You are living within me and constantly available 24/7 to listen to me share my heart and to speak to me through Your Word? Teach me better discipline over my mind and heart. Cause … Continue reading Prayer for Thirst
Each year around New Years Day I seek God to give me a focus and a theme for the coming year, which usually includes making a "resolve". Christ believers are called to make resolves and to have good desires. 2 Thessalonians 1:11 states, "To this end we always pray for you, that our God may … Continue reading 2019: Acceptance and Love
I love the New Year holiday. It feels like a fresh start and a time to reflect and set goals for me. This year I am late on getting the chance to really get alone with God, get deep into God's Word (the Bible) and prayer, to journal and reflect on 2018, to set a … Continue reading Reflecting on 2018
The Christmas Story -The True Story About Jesus Christ - (With scriptures given in chronological order with companion scriptures). This document was compiled by Beth Inman on December 8, 2016. To God Be the Glory. If you would like me to email you a pdf version of this document, please be in touch. Lord please … Continue reading The True Christmas Story
I wrote this article below last year after Christmas (12/27/17). I still feel very much the same about Christmas this year as I write this on 12/3/18. This year, I've again attacked decorating my house for Jesus early, right after Thanksgiving, but this time I have done it in small stages, involving my granddaughters in … Continue reading Some lessons I’m learning about Christmas.
If this blog post affects you like me, you might want to have some tissues ready. I was driving home from church on a sunny, beautiful fall day recently. My route takes me directly beside the cemeteries near where I live. It always makes me a little sad each time I drive by and remember … Continue reading Cemeteries Don’t Lie
I have caught a travel bug. Even though I am too ill and weak to do very much very consistently when I travel (I can't bicycle, snorkel, kayak, etc.), I love hitting the road to see new scenery or to return to favorite happy places: Astoria/Warrenton/Gearhart/Seaside/Cannon Beach/Lincoln City/Newport are all high on my list. Except … Continue reading The Travel Bug