My reading record for week 2 is listed below. I have found that I can read faster using a Bible reading app on my phone, quickly highlighting verses that I want to mark. Then, when I have more time, I can mark the same verses in my own Bible and jot quick notes in my journal. I still prefer using my own Bible, turning the physical pages, marking and journaling as I go.
In October, I was challenged by different people to read my Bible through cover – to – cover in 60 days. Through watching my oldest daughter Joy diligently make time for “reading” (in 90 days), and hearing a Revive Our Hearts radio podcast encouraging reading the Bible cover to cover, the Holy Spirit led me to attempt to read God’s Holy Words to me in 60 days.
"Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come." -Proverbs 31:25 What is our response? …to the injustices against Christians in our America? …to the weariness of busyness? …to the changes that we don't like? …to a prodigal loved one? …to a financial burden beyond our control? …to the scorner? Read More
"But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart." – I Samuel 16:7 "That God seeth the secrets of Read More
“Candles which are lit by God the devil cannot blow out.” -C. H. Spurgeon
Think about that! When you find yourself in a dark moment or a dark season, go to God. “Light my candle, Lord!”
“The LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.” -Psalm 18:28
Pink is not my favorite color, yet this flower is so beautiful to me. It reminds me that I love being a girl! Layers of Pink Soft femininity. Layered beauty. Designed individuality. Displayed elegance. Fragrant presence. Secure essence. -Jeri Lynn Wilkerson "I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are Read More
Nothing in the House by Amy Carmichael Thy servant, Lord, hath nothing in the house, Not even one small pot of common oil; For he who never cometh but to spoil Hath raided my poor house again, again, That ruthless strong man armed, whom men call Pain. I thought that I had courage Read More
As I waited at a red light, I noticed these sweet little purple flowers growing amongst the weeds on the roadside. They are not exotic or bright. No one was stopping to pose by them as they will soon do when the Bluebonnets soon make their show here in Texas! Many recent days have been cloudy Read More
The New Year is not always HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY. Sometimes, it is HURTFUL, HURTFUL, HURTFUL! To those of you who are hurting on this first day of January 2015, have a HOPEFUL NEW YEAR! You are WHOLE in the LOVE of JESUS CHRIST. He never fails. He is loving. He is kind. He feels what Read More
Today, I made many mistakes, from burning supper, to responding in irritability, to being a day late to register my church ladies for a conference, to disappointment in not accomplishing MY superwoman list, etc… I awoke at an unusually early hour, and had a notion to light all the fall candles.There are several in different rooms Read More