Tag: life lessons

Scripture Challenge: Numbers

In case you missed the last post and you are following my Scripture Challenge @  https://wateringcanblog.com/2013/05/06/scripture-challenge-a-verse-from-every-book-in-the-bible/ Here’s the verse we are memorizing for the Book of Numbers: If you are trying this with me and haven’t commented yet on the blog page, please let me know–I’ll be printing all the verses out on scripture memory…

My Kind of Clean

“Cleanliness is next to godliness” NOT! It’s not even in the Bible, so where did that come from? Here’s what I found! http://donnaperuginichildrensauthor.com/2011/03/03/where-did-the-saying-cleanliness-is-next-to-godliness-come-from/ When I saw this phrase posted on Pinterest, I just had to design one of my own… My interpretation of clean has definitely changed over the years–from a newlywed trying to make…

The Greatest Fear

“There’s nothing to fear but fear itself.” World English Dictionary fear— n 1. a feeling of distress, apprehension, or alarm caused by impending danger, pain, etc 2. a cause of this feeling 3. awe; reverence: fear of God 4. concern; anxiety 5. possibility; chance: there is no fear of that happening 6. for fear of…

When God Shows Up

This was an old posted note on my Facebook page that I had completely forgotten about.  Not a coincidence that I stumbled across it.  I needed a fresh reminder today: Okay, so today was a really tough day. Losing a pet is never easy and we’ve had our share. The price of owning a pet…

Reflect and Resolve

Every year seems to pass by with things “I intended to do” and didn’t get done. Pictures in Rubbermaids, rooms that need painting, shelves that need cleaning. I’m not REALLY a procrastinator, though I sometimes wonder if I don’t see myself very clearly. The mirror doesn’t lie, so why should I? I know what I AM… *A…

ThanksLiving

It’s a season of thanksgiving and many are posting on Facebook what they’re thankful for each day.  I haven’t had the time to sit down and do that every day, but I am pondering this… Does this conscious attempt to be thankful contribute to the general sense of joy we feel through the holidays?  I believe that a thankful heart is…