Old Soul Quotes: Adventure

Our family is grateful for the opportunities given our children through our county and state 4-H programs. Our kids have had experiences and adventures they would never have had otherwise! As their new 4-H year begins, I was inspired to highlight the theme of adventure today. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Adventure

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Memorize & Meditate: Leviticus 26:3-5

Soybeans are ripening to harvest gold in the field across the road by my house. God has answered prayers this year for rain and a good crop, and for the sake of our local farmers, we are thankful! If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them; Then I will give… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Leviticus 26:3-5

Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 9:9-10

Thank you, blogger friends! As I pondered the verses and quotations I included in yesterday's post, I was reminded of the importance to learn from others' wisdom, gained through their life experience and walk with the Lord. Fresh, Godly ideas can open the mind to be filled with more of Him! I'm so appreciative of… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Proverbs 9:9-10

Old Soul Quotes: Knowledge

In honor of my youngest son's birthday this week, I asked him what word he'd like me to feature for today's post. My curious kid's choice? Knowledge. Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. - I Samuel… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Knowledge

The Boy King Who Manned Up

We are celebrating my youngest son's birthday today. Happy birthday, Rowan! He is nine years old. Thanks to my lovely daughter for the photos. Check out Shae's blog, Teen, Meet God, for more photography and insights. My little guy reminds me of a little guy in the Bible, Josiah, who became king of Judah when he… Continue reading The Boy King Who Manned Up

Old Soul Quotes: Calm

He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. - Psalm 107:29 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. - Matthew 8:26 You should keep [your mind] strictly in the… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Calm

He Is Just That Good

I love that old praise song, "God Is Good, All the Time." We certainly saw evidence of that in our lives this week, one of those situations in which God went above and beyond to provide in ways we could never have imagined. Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the… Continue reading He Is Just That Good

Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 43:5

I was so encouraged by this verse from Sunday's Old Soul Quotes that I chose it for this week's Scripture. My prayer is that it will be a blessing to you all as well! Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: Psalm 43:5

Old Soul Quotes: Hope

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God. - Psalm 43:5 For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? - I… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Hope

Grow in Grace

The Apostle Paul's go-to metaphors for the Christian life always seemed to involve a race of some kind. He speaks of pressing on, finishing the course, laying aside extra weight, and so forth. If I had been one of the writers of Scripture, my metaphors would have involved gardening. It's high season for perennial gardening… Continue reading Grow in Grace