Too many people are thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, when they ought to just water the grass they are standing on. – Amar Dave
This reminds me of the devotion I read today regarding being thankful. It seems like sometimes we are always looking at the glass half empty instead of half full. We are always looking at the negative in our lives instead of the positives. Read More
Yesterday was my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary! Fifty years of marriage is a long time and it hasn’t always been easy but they are stronger than ever in their marriage after 50 years.
The secret is to keep Christ in the center of your marriage. But my mom said they have also had to keep patience and love and kindness in the center of their marriage as they worked through the trials over the years. Read More
Yesterday we went to our daughter’s white coat ceremony for the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at her college. It was a wonderful ceremony and a great day of fun with her and her roommates and their parents and our family.
But it wasn’t all fun and relaxing up to that point. I was very stressed trying to get clothes ironed and our daughter needed us to bring her some clothes and her desk and other things. Read More
The ship is safe in the harbor. But ships weren’t meant to stay in the harbor.
We feel safe when we are in comfortable surroundings – like the ship in the harbor. We feel safe when we are at church. We feel safe when we are around our Christian friends. We feel safe in a routine. We feel safe with the familiar. But God didn’t create us to stay safe in the harbor. Read More
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today. – Dale Carnegie Read More