Tag: New American Standard Bible

Friday Notes (again)

IDOK DEVOTION FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010 Friday Notes I heard Rebecca St. James say today thatwhat you are watching and what you are hearing is feeding what you do. I heard Joyce Meyer say (my paraphrase, of course)that my purpose (your purpose) for being here on this planet is not to get a husband,

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Pups

This excerpt from my You Version Reading Plan prompts this post. Two puppies were thrown into a backyard wading pool by their playful master. One yelped hysterically while the other romped and played in the cool water. The master observed that the difference was not in the pool but in the pups. via Day 348

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Gather

Mark 15:43 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 43 Joseph of Arimathea came, a prominent member of the Council, who himself was waiting for the kingdom of God; and he gathered up courage and went in before Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. via Mark 15:43 CJB;NASB – Yosef of Ramatayim, a prominent member

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Goodbyes

My soul is sad as I sit to write. It was 15 years ago that we tackled legal issues together for our mutual lawyer/boss. She was spunky, only a little more than a year older than me and yet somehow I always felt much her junior. She knew her way around the office and she

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2013 National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer! I cannot think of anything that America needs more than prayer – the prayer of repentance. 14 if My people, who are called by My name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their

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Smorgasbord

I have a smorgasbord of thoughts this morning. Remembering a conversation. One was so weary; weary of the wrongdoing of another; particularly that Other from all appearances continues to reap no adversity for the evil committed. Hebrews 12:6-8 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)  8 All legitimate sons undergo discipline; so if you don’t, you’re a mamzer

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Jamie

Today is pet scan day for our Jamie. Loving thoughts and prayers appreciated. The following is Jamie’s recent Facebook status. See why we love her so! Well my friends, much to my dismay, I am not invincible after all. After many tests and long days at the hospital, the “stuff” I was thinking was pneumonia

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But wait!

I am here this morning because I think I need to be; but my well of words has little cool refreshment to offer it seems. Janet’s words have come to mind: “Life’s hard but GOD is good.” For sure He is. And yet the frailty of human flesh betrays that truth from time to time

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