StartFragment Strength for today is mine all the way,
And all I need for tomorrow;
My Lord knows the way thru the wilderness -
All I have to do is follow! There was a day, or two, or perhaps seventy-eight of them, not too very long ago, when the thoughts that I was thinking were not reliable. I couldn't trust my own heart. My brain was scrambled.
My heart is deceitful and my thoughts aren't God's, even on a good day. And my days were not good. There were not a lot of
You can read the account of Elijah's life in 1 Kings and going into the beginning of 2 Kings. I love to teach it. The amazing stories of his life are many. I spent a week telling of it to my sixth grade class, and could have gone on much longer.
The story that I tell you today is definitive of Elijah's life and is one of my favorites ever to tell to children. I know, I know. I have lots of favorites. :)
Ahab was the King of Israel, which was divided at the time of
I've been thinking about that Starfish story post that I wrote a few days ago. About how I said that there were probably a dozen truths that God gave me early on in my Christian life, and how those truths have molded me into the woman that I am today.
I've been thinking about how true that is. Except the truth is that there are many dozen. Maybe hundreds. I've been thinking about how important it is as a young Christian to be sitting at the feet of older Christians wh
A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore.
Further along he sees an old man, walking slowly and stooping often, picking up one starfish after another and tossing each one gently into the ocean.
“Why are you throwing starfish into the ocean?,” he asks.
“Because the sun is up and the tide is going out and if I don't throw them further in they will die.”
“But, old man, don't you realize there a