The Privileged Life: Board Games

“Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it.” 1 Corinthians 9:24 I love games! All kinds of games! Especially board games. It’s so much fun to just turn off the television and dig into a good game... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Dental Healthcare

“Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a bad tooth and a foot out of joint.” Proverbs 25:19 Toothaches are miserable. There’s no escape from the throbbing pain. And no one enjoys having their teeth fixed. Having made a number of visits to a dentist and endodontist in the past two months (with one more trip scheduled)... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Babies!

“Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking,as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may growthereby,if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious.” 1 Peter 2:1-3 I have the true privilegeof sitting in church most Sundays right behind a couple with a baby boy they recently adopted. He... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Sunrises and Sunsets

From the rising of the sun to its going down, the Lord’s name is to be praised. Psalm 113:3 Yesterday, I was thankful for beautiful sunshine. Today, I’m thankful that I was able to witness a gorgeous sunrise andsunset in the same day. I remember reading this statement years ago: “Peace is looking at a sunset and knowing... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Sunshine!

“The Lord bless you and keep you;the Lord make His face shine upon you,and be gracious to you;the Lordlift up His countenance upon you,and give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26 What is that giant glowing orb in the sky today? Oh yeah, I remember now…it’s the sun. We just haven’t seen it much this winter in our part of the country with rain upon... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Promises Kept

An excellent wife who can find?     She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her,     and he will have no lack of gain. Proverbs 31:10-11 While everyone else today is celebrating Pie Day, I’m thankful for something more significant to me…it’s the 30thanniversary of the day my husband proposed to... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Clothing

“So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was notarrayed like one of these.Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Sleep

“In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls upon men, while slumbering on their beds, then He opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction.” Job 33:15-16 It’s now the second day out from the spring arrival called Daylight Savings Time. That lost hour wreaks havoc with my snooze... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Water

“...whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.” John 4:14 If you’ve ever drunk water from a clear, icy mountain creek, you know how good it tastes on a... Continue Reading →

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