I awoke on the morning of April 17, thinking about my mother. It was her birthday. Although we reside in the same town, I was traveling that week and had to settle for a brief text message: “Good morning! Happy Birthday! Love you!” Each sentiment was “enhanced” with the proper emoticons.
Avoid Being Foolish
I have never been a fan of April Fools’ Day. I do not enjoy pranks or practical jokes. I try to avoid being foolish. If you have the same mindset, you might appreciate a few insights from Scripture concerning the foolish. What I share is by no means comprehensive, but it does provide a good place to begin if you want to avoid being foolish.
New Every Morning
When I awoke this morning and opened the window shades, I was met with a glorious sight. The sky was blue, the sunrise was creating a warm glow of yellow and salmon, and freshly-fallen snow was glittering on the trees. I was met with a new day, fresh and full of promise. Immediately the phrase, “the sun comes up, it’s a new day dawning,” came to mind and I was drawn to my piano to worship
Can These Bones Live?
Perhaps you find yourself in a desert place. Perhaps you feel disconnected. Perhaps you are connected but are experiencing no life that is truly life.