In The Living Room with Jesus, The Entry of Prayer

An Answered Prayer: 50-Years in the Making.

I am about to be a pet-parent! The joy and anticipation are overwhelming me today. You see, I asked for this to come true approximately 50 years ago. Now, on Monday, July 1 my sweet puppy, Crowder (yes, named for our favorite singer David Crowder ) is coming to live with me. This hope, now… Continue reading An Answered Prayer: 50-Years in the Making.

In The Living Room with Jesus

A Picture Revealed

I recently celebrated my 56th birthday. I must be honest that it put a spotlight on the fact that life is passing much too quickly. I always thought I would have accomplished more in 56 years. I did, however, accomplished one of my childhood dreams. I am a parent. Having great parents myself and living… Continue reading A Picture Revealed

Prayer Challenge

Prayer Challenge- Day 28

Day 28 Name of God to proclaim and focus your worship to: Jehovah Shammah (je-ho'-va sham'-a) – The Lord Is There Jehovah Shammah is the name for God in the Bible that is the name of a city. Ezekiel 48:35 says, speaking of the New Jerusalem, “All the way around shall be eighteen thousand cubits;… Continue reading Prayer Challenge- Day 28

A Place for Dad

My Father’s Heart: Peace in the Storm

We are in a season of storms; storms we wonder if we will survive. Lately my local area has been experiencing a very stormy weather pattern. Threatening clouds filled with every sort of possible disaster are often in the view from my window. Storms that bring so much rain so quickly that many, including myself,… Continue reading My Father’s Heart: Peace in the Storm

In The Living Room with Jesus

Healing Waters: A Testimony

Some of my favorite stories in the Bible are the ones where people are healed. Not only is it incredible to read of God’s healing power but also the various ways in which he chooses to accomplish it. From a simple word spoken to making a mud pack, Jesus demonstrated that there is not just… Continue reading Healing Waters: A Testimony

In The Living Room with Jesus

Pruned and Prepared

The robins have appeared and more and more warm days are being recorded. Even though a snow storm is brewing now, winter is just a dead man walking. Spring has come and I can declare that winter will no longer be able to stop all the new life abounding. Just yesterday, at a nice 48… Continue reading Pruned and Prepared

In The Living Room with Jesus, The Poetry Corner

The Voice to Choose

There are voices that are speaking Loudly pointing out each flaw They long to strike their target With the longest, sharpest claw Each word carries explosives To destroy what has been built They make us feel mistaken So our hope begins to wilt Words used that pull opinions By pointing out each wrong The condemnation… Continue reading The Voice to Choose