Uncluttered Part 6: Being Genuine

Spring has arrived. Everywhere we turn in East Texas we can see beautiful azaleas and dogwood trees displaying their colorful blossoms. Gardeners are cultivating soils and planting annuals. What I find interesting are the people who actually use artificial flowers to decorate their gardens. I can imagine all sorts of reasons for using silk flowersContinue reading “Uncluttered Part 6: Being Genuine”

Time Sensitive Verse

Consider your day How you walk and pray The time you give away. Take time to retreat To get off your feet Rest, be made complete. This time restores peace Burdens are released Power and hope unleashed. Take time here and there Give God your care Your tired soul repaired. Time sensitive verse For theContinue reading “Time Sensitive Verse”

Spring Lingers Near

Prim stood in the doorway watching the rain fall on the melting snow. “It won’t be long now,” she whispered as she clutched her sweater closed, tucking her hands inside the folds. Winter’s fury was making its exit with one final blast of cold air. Tulip trees and camellia shrubs shivered until their blossoms flutteredContinue reading “Spring Lingers Near”

Making Changes that Count

I’m still working through my fresh start–accomplishing the goals I’ve set for myself for 2017. One thing I’m determined to do is to make changes that count. During a daily reading, I recently read the letter to the church at Sardis in Revelation 3:1-3. The words were compelling and challenged me to take a personal inventoryContinue reading “Making Changes that Count”