Category Archives: Hard times

Meeting our needs

Today, September 16th, I received the New Hampshire tourism book that I ordered.  On May 20th, Diane and I headed to Hew Hampshire for about 10 days of vacation there.  I ordered a NH tourism book about May 1, assuming … Continue reading

Posted in Hard times, Obstacles, prayer | Leave a comment

Worth the wait

In March I bought a little bag of Dahlia bulbs at Aldi’s.  I planted them in April and gave some away and kept one.  All summer I have watched it grow to about 2 feet tall, all the while waiting … Continue reading

Posted in depression, Hard times, Obstacles, Opportunity | Leave a comment

God is doing more than you realize

Sometimes I begin to work on a blog post and when I get to three or four paragraphs in, I realize it is not a blog post, but Sunday’s sermon.  That happened this morning.  I got so far into the … Continue reading

Posted in Hard times | Leave a comment

We’re all going someplace

Diane and I were in New Hampshire for almost two weeks and we did a lot of hiking. We did a hike on Mt. Kearsarge which is 2,937 feet.  On the one side of the mountain were trails to hike … Continue reading

Posted in depression, Hard times, Opportunity, salvation | 1 Comment

Upside down

Diane and I flew back from Houston on Friday from serving with Samaritan’s Purse for a week.  Sometimes it was hard to tell sea from sky.  I could see how pilots could get confused.  I think I remember hearing that … Continue reading

Posted in Hard times, Obstacles, Walking the Walk | Leave a comment

Comparing yourself to others

We were on a mission trip to New Bern, NC last week with Samaritan’s Purse.  Samaritan’s Purse is there helping people recover from historic flooding last fall.  The insulation in the crawlspace had to be replaced.  Fortunately it had already … Continue reading

Posted in depression, Hard times, Obstacles, Opportunity | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bloom Where You’re Planted

This morning I noticed a flowering weed poking up out of a crack in the concrete in the back stairwell of the church.  I could not help but think of the phrase, “Bloom where you are planted”.  I am convinced … Continue reading

Posted in Hard times, Opportunity | Leave a comment