March 18, 2011
Photo by Corinne Nicholson
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While driving home the other day I found myself looking in my rear view mirror several times. There was a car behind me making me pretty nervous. He was the kind of driver that rides your bumper and seems to be in such a hurry behind you that he swerves to see if he can pass you.
On any other normal day, seeing a "baby on board" sign usually just makes me smile.
My husband Kevin has this thing he says and it is one of my favorite sayings of his.
"It is evident that she was a lady who truly loved the Lord and others." said Pastor Howard Greer, interim pastor at First Baptist Church of Lithonia.
There is a strong desire in people to want to be loved, cherished and belong to someone.
What is your priority? God? Your spouse? Children? Family? Work? Your phone? Church? Facebook?
There is a special young lady in the lives of my husband Kevin and me who celebrated her 21st birthday this week -- our eldest niece, Jennifer Ingram.
Pink ribbons adorned the clothing of many friends and family members last Thursday as we walked into the Caldwell and Cowan funeral home.
I was reminiscing about one of the days that changed my life the other day -- the day I met my husband.
They say a picture is worth a thousands words -- indeed it is.
I took a couple of days off this week, to get refreshed, do some spring cleaning and a couple of other things.
I think the Lord has a sense of humor.
Oswald Chambers wrote, "The purpose of prayer is that we get ahold of God, not of the answer."
"But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord" (Joshua 24:15 NIV).
Last Saturday I sat down and had lunch with two of my favorite people from high school -- Stephani Sinyard Greene and Michelle Bledsoe Wilson.
Sometimes being reminded of where you come from is one of God's great expressions of how magnificent His love is for us.
Alignment. That is been the word of the week, at least for me it has.
Nancy Jo Clark left this world on Tuesday to go to a place where dialysis isn't needed, where her body is completely healed and where she walks the streets of glory with her maker, her Lord and her Savior.
Probably one of my most favorite hymns is "'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus," a song written by Louisa M. R. Stead.
I picked up my new glasses this week. As I left the eye doctor's office, I had a song in my head.
Billy Pooser never met a stranger, always wore a smile on his face and met you with an outstretched arm ready for a handshake.