In the Haze of Our Days, We Can Praise Our Husbands

It’s easy to praise God, isn’t it? After all, He loved us so much that He sent His Son, Jesus, to pay the price for our sins, so that we could be with Him forever. He’s also worked in our lives in so many ways.

If we are honest, we might admit that sometimes, it’s not so easy to praise our spouses.

After all, what has he done for me lately?

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Decades … Prevailing

In this, you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1 Peter 1:6-7

Through pestilence, unending change, riotous upheaval, and raging fires, this year has proven that your faith and love are more precious than gold and bring praise, glory, and honor to our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Happy Birthday, my Beloved!

Kissed by the Name

Fifty-two years ago this month, my husband, Keith, stole a kiss by the elevator in the university’s dorm. Public Display of Affection! We’d just been lectured about that from our floor monitor.

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! Song of Solomon 1:2

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5 Keys to the Ministry of Listening

And a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, my Chosen One; listen to him!” Luke 9:35

Jesus took Peter, James, and John to a mountain to pray. Moses and Elijah appeared and talked with Jesus. Jesus’ face was altered, and His garments became a dazzling white.

Not knowing what to say, Peter asked Jesus if they could make shelters for Moses, Elijah, and Jesus. While Peter was speaking, a cloud overshadowed them, and they heard the command to listen to God’s Son, Jesus.

Listening. We listen to the news as we’re making breakfast and getting ready for the day. One ear tuned to the news and the other to the banter of everyone in the house. We caught the words of everyone, but did we catch the meaning behind the words?

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