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“What are you doing here, Elijah?” 

The Lord asked Elijah this question twice (1 Kings 19:9, 13). Both times Elijah’s answer was the same, which revealed his heart. 

Now Elijah had just experienced one of the greatest show downs of good vs. evil in the Old Testament. This was after the test with the prophets of Baal, dealing with Jezebel and Ahab, and praying for rain after a very long drought. 

We need cleansing for we too get tarnished, especially from neglect.

Facing the Fear Factor with Faith

I like to use acronyms. For the word HUSBAND, the Lord gave me this acronym. I had it made into a framed calligraphy and gave it to my husband for his birthday one year.

I will

Unscale the eyes and unplug the ears,

Another celebration of Earth Day is here.


Your greed, pollution, destruction

Are finished! It’s through!


Hearing my mother say my name, unexpectedly brought tears to my eyes.

Hearing my name, not Sweet, or some other euphemism.

I realized instantly how rare it is these days to hear my own name.


God is displaying it.

Are you hearing his warnings?

Don't make Him get louder.

Let Love lead you in silence today,
Let Love lead you in the words you say,
Let Love lead you as you clean the sink,
Let Love lead you in the thoughts you think.

Pulling the tops of the weeds only works as a short-term fix. If you want lasting results, you need to get to the roots. 

On New Year’s Day, I weeded the mulch that lay around the base of the Ginkgo Biloba in the front yard. I had short gloves on with a few holes in the tips of some fingers. 

Our pasts: I've been so hung up on the history of families. Why are we the way we are?  I've come to realize we only need to know one history — His story.

I pray in reading this poem people will believe in Jesus Christ, the Savior, and no longer fear death or dying.

Tide coming in as the sun came up.
What surprise had I to find a Monarch butterfly
On the shores of Emerald Isle,


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