Thursday, October 20, 2011

There’s A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On!

Today is The Great California Shake Out, a statewide program to help us all get prepared for the next, ‘big one’.  Schools, business and homes across California will be practicing what to do and how to respond to a major shaking of the earth. 

Just this morning I was reading Jesus’ words to his disciples when they asked for more details about his return to earth and the close of the age.  He mentions earthquakes in three of the four gospels. He refers to them as the ‘beginning of the birth pains’.

I pondered that analogy for awhile...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

New roads

Woke up to a heavy fog today. (No, I am not referring to my state of mind prior to my morning coffee.) It hung over my town for miles. As I drove my daughter to school we talked about things that we are thankful for. For family, our house, the gift of God’s Son to us. 

Thankfulness stirs up joy. Memories of past blessings and reminders of current ones do a lot to add joy to your morning cup.