SILK PURSE – SOWS EAR

I may be dating myself here, but have you ever heard the old saying “You can’t make a silk purse out of a sows ear”? The meaning is something like Matthew 9:17 where it says you can’t put new wine into an old wineskin, but into a new wineskin. A …

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STEDFAST

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a stedfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Stedfast – fixed in direction; firm in purpose, resolution, faith; firmly established; unwavering. Having lost my husband four and a half years ago, I would say that grief over his passing held me …

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MOM’S DAY

“Honor your father and your mother”, which is the first commandment with promise; “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” Ephesians 6:23 Today as we celebrate Mother’s Day, the immediate image that comes to my mind is that of my own mother. …

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HITCHHIKING

For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.  So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen.  For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.  2 Cor. 4:17-18 Recently I …

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