The Lure of the Vastness of God

At Jekyll Island, Georgia on a cool April evening, I walked outside my hotel room after doing some work.  Fortunately the hotel was about 100 yards from the beach and a lighted wooden walkway marked the way. Nearing the half-way point to the beach, the tree covering gave way and the emmense vastness of the starlit sky came into full view. The pounding of the waves and the eerie quiet of the sky in utter blackness was a stark contrast

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A Rose to Bloom

During a small gathering at our house recently, we each were asked to find a quiet place to go and ask God this question:  “God will you show me how much you love me?”  So, we all separated and found our alone spot.  For 10 minutes or so, we all settled before God to ask this important question. I wandered over toward the roses we have on the side yard.  Since it’s April and things are just now coming to life,

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Why Flowers Bloom

God wants us to grow. He does not want us to go through life just surviving with the bare nutrients and essentials. He wants us to thrive. Just look around at how He works. He gives flowers, shrubs and trees everything they need..... sunlight, water and soil. When all three are in balance plants give off a glory that only they can....they radiate beauty, create shade and produce sweet smells. Think if the intensely sweet smell of a rose.

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