Perfection Defined

  Some might see imperfection in this picture; others might think its consideration unworthy of little more than a glance. I see different. I see God’s provision to His created beings. From its leafy beginning to beyond its elegant bloom, this flower is giving the very best of what it has to offer to what surrounds it. Honey bees gather pollen and nectar, swallowtails rest upon its velvety petals...

Grace Gifts

I am ashamed to admit this, but last May, the first time I began reading One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voscamp – I did not finish.  You see, when I first picked it up I read the first six chapters straight through before I ever budged from my bed that Saturday morning.        Then, gently, thoughtfully, set it aside.   When confronted with truth so boldly, I must stop and consider how it will...

Like Sweetness in Honey

How shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace who bring glad tidings of good things. ~ Romans 10:15 (nkjv) Friday, I found God in a dream.   I find Him there sometimes in the wee morning hours before dawn, but this time was different. The sunlight streamed through the window, warm and sweet, as I lay napping.  It is a...

Faith like a Ferret

“And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.” ~ Matthew 21:22 In the Bible, Jesus tells me that if I have faith the size of a mustard seed, then I can move a mountain into the sea.  Most of the time I would settle for just a portion of Poe’s faith.  It is a never wavering and always present faith.  It is evident in every move she makes.  There is no obstacle that her...

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