faith, focus, prayer, Trust, Uncategorized

Praying to Keep God the Apple of MY Eye

    “Keep me the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings.” ~Psalm 17:8   One of my favorite photographs is a picture of my son taken when he was three. His chubby cheeks beckon a momma’s touch, and his awkward smile echoes the sound of “cheeeezzzz . . .” But the best part about …

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focus, heaven

The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: Praying for Dragonfly Eyes

  “Set your mind on things above, not on things that are on earth” (Col. 3:2). Heaven. I’ve heard (though I can’t remember the source) that the colors in heaven will be amazing. They will be more vivid, even different colors than what we see on this earth–new ones. So, actually, the grass will be greener on the other side! …

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blessings, Charlie Brown, family, focus, memories, thanksgiving

Deja`vu: No Hole Focus (Yes, you read this last year)

I missed it. I missed the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving show! It’s one of my favorite memories. We only had three stations. So, it wasn’t difficult back then to find the show you wanted. I can still smell the aroma of the pies and yummies being baked in the kitchen the night before Thanksgiving as I sat on the edge of …

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cloud of witnesses, faith, focus


Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for….Abel, Enoch,Noah, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac and Jacob. All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance. …

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