ReKindle 2019

The Greatest Gift

‘Master, Redeemer, Savior of the world.. Wonderful, Counselor, Bright Morning Star. Lily of the valley, Provider, and Friend, He was yesterday, He’ll be tomorrow, Beginning and End. But the angel called Him Jesus, born of a virgin. Mary called Him Jesus, but I call Him Lord. – Dottie Rambo (1975) One of my favorites of… Read more »

The Best Gifts Can’t Be Bought

The greatest gift of all: Jesus. His love and forgiveness is free, yet it cost Him everything. – Don Moen There’s just no Christmas without Christ. Have a blessed and vigilant Monday Friends. Praying for many hurting and grieving today–several lost loved ones over the weekend. May our Heavenly Father wrap His arms of Peace… Read more »

My Steeple

It’s a beautiful Night in The Neighborhood. And ‘my steeple’ .. a serene walk up the sidewalk from West Court–courtesy of Grace Church Downtown. Some fun facts – I share a utility underground hallway with the Church which includes a back end stairway to the original church altar. (not so ironic for a PK..) And… Read more »

I Heard the Bells

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” at a time when he had lost his wife and his son was crippled by the Civil War.   Every year the Christmas bells would ring in the town square, and they would remind him that there is peace on earth, good will to… Read more »

Strength for Today

A favorite verse of a classic favorite hymn–lyrics written by Thomas Chisholm in 1923–‘Strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow. Blessings all mine with ten thousand beside.” Have a blessed Monday everyone.   Pardon for sin and a peace that endureth, Thine own dear presence to cheer and to guide; Strength for today and… Read more »

God is Faithful.

Sharing from a friend. If your year or years have been full of tears and you wonder if perhaps you have missed the “favor of GOD,” please remember… What the world sees as favor is usually not favor. What you have endured may not look or feel like favor. But our GOD is faithful. And… Read more »

He Will Abide

There are days of disappointment Times we’re tested, times we’re tried When we’re weary with the journey There’s a Saviour by our side And He will abide. He will abide. Though the rain and rising times. Until every tear is dried. He will abide. He will abide.

Let’s Give Thanks.

During a year that has been challenging for so many of us, we are grateful for the opportunity to pause, reflect, give thanks and remember our blessings.   Wishing you and yours a very happy and blessedly safe Thanksgiving filled with goodness and gratitude. #gratefulthankfulblessed

Attitude of Gratitude

‘Our hearts are full with gratitude For work and rest and daily food For neighbors kind and faithful friends The gift of which our lives depend We even thank You for the pain It’s through the losses that we gain A clear perspective, better view Of our dependency on You We hold all things with… Read more »

We Will Stand

Wrapping up a Tuesday (oops–now Wed.) work day here @ West Court. I think I am addicted to vintage vinyl when working late nights – tonight a stack of eclectic mix of Russ Taff & The Imperials and Bread from the mid/late 70’s. One of my favorites tonight – Russ’s first solo project and it’s… Read more »