I’ve decided to unplug from all my various computerized devices…sort of. I came to this decision shortly after losing, and very probably riding over, my aging iPhone in the driveway of my home, while desperately attempting to free our van from a whole bunch of snow. I’m pretty sure that, having temporarily put my phone in… Continue reading Unplugged…sort of.
At the time of this posting I am sitting comfortably inside a warm house, sipping a cup of rich black coffee, waiting for the snow storm to pass – an event which someone at USA Today has called an “epic blizzard.” Well, I don’t know about that, seems like overkill to me. Then again, should the power… Continue reading Waiting
My friends in the recovery community like to say it often: “First things first.” It’s an old AA slogan, one that recovering alcoholics and addicts fall back on when they are feeling the need to re-group and re-think what they need to do, or not do, as the case may be. To hear some of… Continue reading First Things
So…here we are – 2016. Where would you like to go? Better yet – where would you like to go with God – this year? Would you like to grow closer to your friends or your family? How about taking a look at a new job, or career, or vocation? How’s your health? Are you… Continue reading A New Direction
Dear Faithful Readers, My wife Elizabeth and I have very much appreciated how many of you have followed THE MUSTARD SEED DAILY DEVOTIONAL. For a number of years we have posted daily reflections on the Scripture and have enjoyed this opportunity to share our thoughts with you. With 2016 – we hope to transform this… Continue reading Dear Faithful Readers – Coming Soon, A New Look and A New Purpose
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Acts 27-28 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 28:3-6 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he put it on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself on his hand. When the islanders saw the snake hanging from… Continue reading Week 52 If it’s God’s Plan, Nothing Can Stop It!
By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 52 Scripture Readings: Revelation 18-22 Key Scripture Verse: Revelation 22:17 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “The Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come!’ And let the one who hears say, ‘Come!’ Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the… Continue reading Week 52 Come!…Take the Free Gift of the Water of Life