Ships don’t sink because of the water AROUND them… Ships sink because of the water that gets IN them… Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down… When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. ~Isaiah 43.2 octa demo account
I have been reading a book on suffering recommended to me by my son. His Bible study group read it together as they walked alongside one of their members who was fighting a battle against brain cancer that was eventually lost. The book was a powerful study in identifying ignored suffering in our own life, and walking with someone with…
How’s this for a really powerful verse from the Bible – and so wise, right? One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off. ~1 Kings 20.11 In other words…or at least one way to look at it…don’t boast about what is going to happen; better to report it after it’s done http://octafx-my.com/demo !
I love this show. Absolutely one of my favorites, for so many reasons. I’m a sucker for great acting, and add some historical truth to it, and I am sold out! But this show adds a huge dose of out-of-the-norm enjoyment to it. And I finally figured it out as I dove into a new season this weekend (although many…
I had a lymph cancer called Hodgkins Disease when I was 20, waaaayback in 1973. At the time there were no oncologists, no cancer research or cancer hospitals, no pink ribboned brigades, no support groups, very few treatments and even fewer survivors. In 1973, Hodgkins was one of the few cancers with a survival rate greater than 50%. After 2…
Over the past few weeks, I have been working through Beth Moore’s most recent book, Chasing Vines. I am only halfway through, but she certainly has given me a new taste for vineyards and soils and vines and grapes, and how Jesus used them as examples in his teaching. She taught an interesting lesson on this verse: I am the vine… http://octafx-my.com/demo/.