Faith

 The book of Hebrews tells me that faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen, and although I heartily accept the badge that denotes me as a person of faith I have to be honest and admit that just like most of us, my faith tank needs topping off … More Faith

Splinters

The other day, I was moving firewood from the backyard to our patio so we would have some dry firewood for this chilly weekend. As I was moving, of course I got a splinter in my thumb immediately. It was just a small piece sticking out and, after a couple of patient minutes, I pulled … More Splinters

Light

 “I suppose that, the nearer we get to heaven, the more conscious we shall be of our imperfections.  The more light we get, the more we discover our own darkness.  That which is scarcely accounted sin by some men, will be a grievous defilement to a tender conscience.  It is not that we are greater … More Light

Old Dog, Same Tricks

Warning graphic descriptions ahead:  I’m the kind of personality that needs a swift kick you know where when it comes to being reprimanded.  The bible refers to this personality as a fool.  “The Holy Spirit offers gentle correction.”  Not for this chick!  The Holy Spirit knows better.  I respond best to brutal chastisement.  That being … More Old Dog, Same Tricks