All holidays will be canceled this year, if things continue as-is. With COVID 19 cases rising, and ICU’s close to full, we’ve been told by the State of Oregon that Thanksgiving celebrations should be limited to 6 people, from a maximum of 2 households. Our County Oregon is in a two-week freeze. A freeze that I suspect will last far… View Post
In Daniel chapter 3, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego are thrown into a fiery furnace for refusing to bow down to an idol provided by King Nebuchadnezzar. In his wrath, the king orders the furnace to be turned up seven times hotter than usual. His helpers bind the legs, feet and hands of the men and toss them into it. The… View Post
When I remain irritated and unforgiving, God cannot work in my life to turn the trials to good. My stubbornness waylays His goodness, just like Joseph planting the silver waylaid his brother’s journey. Like a patient Father, God waits for me to come around. And when I do, He rewards that
Oregon is burning down. At one time there were five fires. I believe we might be down to four. But as of today, over a million acres have burned or are burning and over 40 thousand people have been evacuated.
I was always the first to sigh when a church leader started talking about tithing or giving. I knew it was necessary for operations, of course, but wasn’t there a way to be more subtle? To not outright ASK and make it uncomfortable? The longer the talk, the more I squirmed and even wondered how I could leave without it looking strange to everyone else.