Category Archives: Inspirational

Extra Mercy Jubilee Day Is Here! How shall we spend it (really, invest it)!

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 Isn’t it great? Imagine! In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, we have been given an extra day to receive the Mercy of … Continue reading

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mindfulness

  In the context of being one on a journey home to the Father, mindfulness, to me, connotes full consciousness, awareness, and a deliberateness of thought that lets me know whether what I am thinking, saying, and doing leads to … Continue reading

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Delight

    Delight. Here’s what I’m thinking. There’s no greater joy this side of Paradise than delighting in the Lord–the kind of joy that led Pentecost onlookers to question the Spirit-filled apostles’ and disciples’ sobriety. Sometimes I’ve experienced that kind … Continue reading

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Intent

  Sometimes I play a solitaire-incentive game. “Do [this or that chore],” I tell myself, “and then you can [do this or that discretionary activity].” Sounds reasonable, even maturely responsible, don’t you think? Problem is that the discretionary activity usually … Continue reading

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(blind) Faith?

  Given that I like to ponder, I looked ahead at the SJT list that Holly shared, and started jotting down some thoughts for the first few OLW. This week’s OLW, I admit, has been more challenging than any of … Continue reading

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Selah

SELAH!! …I satisfied my curiosity once, looking up the meaning of Selah. Apparently, I didn’t do a good enough job because I can’t say for sure, with any semblance of convinced certainty, what the words means. However, instead of looking … Continue reading

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Gift; Give; I’m here: Present

  Present as in a gift. Present  as in to give. Present as in I am here, in attendance.   Here goes a reflection weaving all three meanings. As a fellow student, as well as a teacher, I have heard … Continue reading

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