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Showing posts from January 24, 2010


Isaiah 55:8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts,  neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. *********************** Yes, my thoughts and my ways are not necessarily what the Lord has planned for me. There was a winter storm watch for eastern US including the Carolinas.   I did not expect to be trapped in the house all weekend, but due to snow and ice, I was.  The Lord knows what we need and what is best for us.  I am thankful for safety and protection, for a warm house and a loving family. Praise the Lord, the power did not go out!   I had everything I needed and more!   1 Timothy 6:8 And having food and raiment  let us be therewith content.    You can see one lone sparrow to the left in the picture below.  There have actually been many our there today eating off my bird feeder.  I was reminded that the Lord cares for the sparrows and that I am of much more value than any sparrow.  I also saw doves earlier in the day surrounding the sparrows.  I was reminded of the Holy Spi

Grandkids are special!

One of our grandsons was riding his rocking horse and said "I am riding my horse to Brazil so I can find Grandpa." How sweet! His grandpa was in Brazil at the time with our son helping to get my son's house in order. My son and his wife with three children left for Brazil in March, 2010. They are missionaries under World Wide New Testament Baptist Mission. You can see more into their life HERE .


What is true prosperity?  God says Joseph was prosperous even in bondage, even in prison, in all of his difficult circumstances - not just when things were going well.  It is obvious that his life followed Psalm 1: He was blessed for not walking in the counsel of the ungodly... HIs delight was in God's law - he meditated in it day and night. (although the actual law had not been given, he still had been taught obedience to God's commands. He was like a tree planted by the rivers of water - his fruit came forth in the right seasons of his life. (there was fruit through every stage that God brought him through from prison to second in rule)  He did not wither.  EVERYTHING he did prospered. He realized that God knew his way and was taking him along the path that was best for his life. Psalms 1:1-6 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the