I have been moving some mulch, from a storage pile to our flowerbeds. It had been a deep pile of decomposing pine needles. Under it, in place of the grass, was mellow topsoil, the stuff gardeners dream about. Evidently, earthworms consider it the stuff of dreams, too, because as I bustled about, I discovered several … Continue reading Smarter than a Worm? Let’s See…
Life can fill so quickly with predicaments that weaken our intentions. A simple variation can derail me. One day last spring was all about laundry. Until I woke up. Really late. The recent time change had messed up my life. I aimed at sleep, but missed the mark. When I asked a pharmacist about melatonin, … Continue reading Gramma’s Wisdom — Go Faster!
They tell me old timers used to practice Spring cleaning every year. My mother did. For a long while, I felt guilty when I failed even to nod in that direction. Now I realize why they did it and why they had the energy. And what a blessing it was, in disguise. They had … Continue reading Grandmother’s Wisdom: Spring Cleaning
After all, what IS a Christian?
Are you smart enough to escape?
It's roughly like a diaper pail. Too bad.
Katey, you may think we sip the sweet milk of God's Word for ages, before we grow up enough for the next step. But once we are weaned, it is time to go beyond, to spend time in studies with the Father as our teacher. His school is firm and strict. Because He loves us. … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 6
So. We're supposed to crave Spiritual milk. What IS it? Hebrews 5:11-6:3 lists “milk”. It calls the following elementary truths "milk": Repentance from acts that lead to death Faith in God Baptism Laying on hands Resurrection How many of these things are totally misunderstood, ignored, or squelched by so-called mature men of God! Yet God calls … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 5
Did you know that you will fade? Wither? Pass away? And long after you are gone, the Word will endure? Forever? The Word of God is such a real part of Him; It is eternal, just as He is. His Word is truth, and Jesus tells us He, Himself, is the Truth. We must love … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 4
Now on to 1 Peter 2, which begins with “therefore” so we need to see what the “therefore” is there for. It begins in 1:22 which basically states that we, if we obey God, are purified. That is a common Bible theme. Of course the blood purifies us, but look at verse 22. It says … Continue reading The Katey Papers – 3