7 Things God Hates – Arrogance and Pride (#1)


Pride – one of the 7 things God hates. God hates pride. We know that from the book of Proverbs. In this book, Solomon writes about wisdom, prudence, understanding, and how to live. He specifically mentions six things God hates, actually seven that are detestable to Him. As a child and even as I grew older, I rather assumed those things were not something of which a Christian could be guilty. For God hates sin, and those of … Read more

Homemade Granola

Granola There are so many recipes for granola out there, and you can pretty much pick and choose what you want to put in yours.  Since I don’t care for coconut and like to stay away from carbs like those in Rice Krispies, I came up with my own combination that works for me.  One of the benefits of granola is that it works as a cathartic.  So if you need help keeping your body … Read more

To Nag or not to Nag – the Dripping Faucet Question

dripping faucet

The irritating dripping faucet The elderly man lay awake at night, unable to sleep. He couldn’t get the sound of that dripping faucet out of his ears. He meant to replace the washer, but had forgotten. Those things happen when you’re older; the things you planned to do don’t get done as quickly as they did when you were young. So he lay there all night, listening to the sound of the drip . . … Read more

From Fallow Ground to a Productive Field


Something Simple in April A Prepared Field is a Productive Field God desires to do a new thing in each of us in 2021! Reclaiming fallow ground in our hearts is essential for His Word to produce the spiritual fruit we long to see. “Break up your fallow ground,” the prophet Hosea cries, “for it is time to seek the Lord.” (Hos. 10:12) Think of your heart as soil in which the Word can be … Read more

Oreo Ice Cream Dessert

Oreo dessert

Oreo dessert. This Oreo dessert was served to us one evening, and everyone oohed and aahed over it. I found out it’s an original with my niece Bonita, who made and served it that evening. “I don’t know why you can’t just use Oreo cookie ice cream,” she said. “But it’s not nearly as good. My family likes it much better when I  mix it together like this.” When you  need something quick, simple, and … Read more