I am a huge fan of Oswald Chambers who wrote "My Utmost For His Highest".  Sometimes I have to read the selection several times before I can really understand what he is getting at.  He is a pretty deep fellow.  The selection yesterday got me thinking about doors. " God never again opens the doors that have been closed.  He opens other doors , but he reminds us that there have been doors that we have shut---doors which had no need to be shut....God will turn what might have been into a … [Read more...]

Smooth Waters

I have had a lot of time to think and read this week and it has been good.  Not that I don't think every day---I promise I do even if my blog posts don't always give evidence of that!  I have always believed that we go through seasons in our lives---some seasons are like spring and full of hope and new beginnings and fresh stuff.  Some times our lives are like summer where we feel carefree---run through sprinklers, eat ice cream and stay up late playing or in my case sitting outside on the deck … [Read more...]

Shout Out to Jill!

Great new blog created by a Freeport, Illinois friend---Jill Jeffrey! She is reading Oswald Chambers "My Utmost for His Highest" which is my very favorite devotional to use! I have always loved it and have given it as gifts many times. Well---Jill is so gifted and a great writer so she is doing a daily study of it and responding to what she reads in poetry and prose and it is AWESOME! Check it out----follow her blog---it is well worth a look. And once again since my link thing is not … [Read more...]