Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

When I remember Thee on my bed, I meditate on Thee in the night watches, For Thou hast been my help, and in the shadow of Thy wings I sing for joy. My soul clings to Thee; Thy right hand upholds me. Psalm 63: 6-8 What are the thoughts that run through your mind when you lay down to sleep at night?  Mine used to be tormenting.  And to be honest here, sometimes, they still are. I would review my day trying to find the link between something I ate or didn’t eat, some supplement I took or didn’t take, … Continue reading Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Afraid? Just Stand Still!?!?

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Psalm 56:3 As a child, we would go to our Uncle Bob’s house. We loved playing with our cousins and being there, but they had a dog that loved to chase us. Chase with intent to harm. Uncle Bob told us repeatedly to stand our ground and not run (really?) because dogs can sense fear and they respond to it in an aggressive way. I never quite got the hang of that idea, but I trusted that my uncle was telling me the truth and would take care of me. … Continue reading Afraid? Just Stand Still!?!?

Life Lessons

And now, the Master, God, sends me and his Spirit     with this Message from God,     your Redeemer, The Holy of Israel: “I am God, your God,     who teaches you how to live right and well.     I show you what to do, where to go. If you had listened all along to what I told you,     your life would have flowed full like a river,     blessings rolling in like waves from the sea. Children and grandchildren are like sand,     your progeny like grains of sand. There would be no end of them,     no danger of losing touch with me Isaiah 48:17 … Continue reading Life Lessons