God’s own Mercy

“Sweet rain—like God’s own mercy.” A line from a movie, I return to it as a beautiful and comforting statement every year, on those days when the skies open up.

Rain is one of those things we can choose to view from a positive or negative perspective. On the negative side, rain cancels picnics and outside fun, creates soggy fields, gives quarter to mosquitoes and, when real storms form, can cause trees or power lines to fall.

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The Secret of Living

“The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it’s a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.” – Charles R. Swindoll

Behind and Before

Behind and Before

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us!
Ralph Waldo Emerson

God’s Word says, “I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Phillippians 3:13-14