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Sage Sayings #5

As wonderful as spring is (especially after a longgggg winter!) - it means much more than just balmy weather and growing things. It's an illustration of God's greatest work!   Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection  not in books alone,  but in every leaf...

Better than a text?

It happened again yesterday. An emotional click.   A kid plopped a stack of mail on the counter - and something jumped out at me. Not a bold advertisement - not a dreaded bill - not newsy flyer - but my own name hand-written in a hasty scrawl on bright envelope with a...

Sage Sayings #4

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day: St Patrick's Breastplate. Lyrical language, stirring images - all grounded in rich theology. St. Patrick's Breastplate  (attributed to St. Patrick of Ireland - 5th century) I bind unto myself today The strong Name of the Trinity, By...

Prayer ends with a period.

Prayer.  by George MacDonald    We doubt the word that tells us: Ask,  And ye shall have your prayer;  We turn our thoughts as to a task,  With will constrained and rare.   And yet we have; these scanty prayers  Yield gold without alloy:  O God, but he that...

Sage Sayings #3

Today’s Sage Saying - short, sweet, solid. It describes why I savor quotations. They connect my common life with those of others who have been this way before me...   Great thoughts go best with common duties. - Brooke Foss Westcott (1825)     If you'd like to make...

Mid-Winter Blues and Red-Letter Days

The delights of the holidays are a distant memory and the explosion of spring is a vague hope. Are you in need of something to spark your family’s mood in these bleak mid-winter days?   Perfect timing for a Red-Letter Day!   What are Red-Letter Days? A “red-letter...

Sage Sayings #2

Today’s Sage Saying is perhaps my favorite extra-biblical quote. It’s from A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.   “Look at everything always as though you were seeing it for the first or last time: Thus is your time on earth filled with glory.” - Betty Smith  ...

The Shepherd – For the Joy

As I read the Bible, I’m continually searching for what God does and what I’m to do. Ezekiel provides a clear picture of the contrast.  “For thus says the Lord GOD: ‘Behold, I, I myself will search for my sheep and will seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock...

Sage Sayings

I collect old quotations. Wise words left by sages. Why do I gather up words written decades or even centuries ago - like fragments of bread and fish in a basket? Because sometimes they confirm my own thoughts, sometimes they shake my thinking, sometimes they stir my...

A Motivated Praying Mommy Shares Her Simple Plan

This post is by a guest blogger and a new Prayer PathWay user - my niece: Andrea Lindy Westlund. She is a busy young woman with two children and two full time jobs (one of which is outside the home - the other is 24/7!).  * * * * * * * As I'm growing older I've...

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