Posts Tagged "desert"

Greater Than the Grains of Sand

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Articles | 3 comments

Greater Than the Grains of Sand

“How precious to me are Your thoughts, God!  How vast is the sum of them!  Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand; when I awake, I am with you.”  Psalm 139:17-18     Do you ever wonder what God sees in you?  Or, what He sees in any of us, really?  I do.  I look in the mirror and wonder “what is there about this face and this personality that makes God think about me?  Who am I, that God would even WANT to think about me?”   You, see I know me.  I’m not a beauty, I’m plain by the world’s standards.  I don’t always think about...

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Through the Desert to the Garden

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Articles | 0 comments

Through the Desert to the Garden

The sun emblazoned the crystals of sand.  Any breath of breeze picked up the sand and carried it along, throwing it into my face before swirling it across the expanse.  The heat pressed down on me, and my thirst was overwhelming.  I knew I wasn’t alone.  Turning my head to the right, I sensed a friend.  To the left – apprehension, fear.  I couldn’t, however, see anyone.  Pulling my legs up to my chest and resting my head against my knees, I whispered, “Lord, what’s going on?  Where am I and why am I here?”   I gasped awake.  Sweat poured from my body.  I reached for...

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Are We There Yet?

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 in Articles | 0 comments

Are We There Yet?

I can remember as a child the many car-trips taken by my family.  When my brother and I were very young, we would pack into the little Volkswagon Bug and travel 6 or 8 hours at a time.  Within 15 minutes, one of us would ask our parents, “Are we there yet?”  The answer was always, “not yet – in a little while.”  And if we weren’t told where we were going, we would also ask, “Where are we going?”  Sometimes my parents would tell us and sometimes they would not.    As we grew older, the cars got a little bigger, the rides got longer, and the questions of “Are we...

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