Snow Day

Today I am working from my study at home because, once again, it has snowed.  No big news there.  Virginia weather changes more frequently than I change my clothes.  So, it’s five degrees out one morning; fifty degrees out the very next afternoon but, for now, I am waiting things out and trying to be… Continue reading Snow Day

Week 43 Why Does Evil Seem To Prevail?

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 43 Scripture Readings: Habakkuk Key Scripture Verse: Habakkuk 1:5 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘Look at the nations and watch—and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.’” Why does evil seem to prevail?… Continue reading Week 43 Why Does Evil Seem To Prevail?

Week 29: How to Become Someone New

Today’s Text: Colossians 3-4 Key Text: Colossians 3:12-14 “And so, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should… Continue reading Week 29: How to Become Someone New


Patience Today’s Scripture Selection: Romans 12:12 “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer.” Sometimes I like short sermons that come right to the point.  I can only imagine how many times my listeners have wished I would have done that. The verse above, written by the apostle Paul, is short and… Continue reading Patience

Week 44 Thursday

There is a time Today’s scripture selection: Ecclesiastes 3-4 Key verses: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” Lots of people talk a lot about time. We talk about When we will get what we want When we will accomplish something important When we will be… Continue reading Week 44 Thursday

Week 11 Thursday

It’s Not Fair Today’s scripture selection: Job 21-22 Key verses: Job 21:7        “Why do the wicked live on, growing old and increasing in power?”        “It’s not fair” – three words that you’ve probably said now and then. I know I have.      It is difficult, especially when you are, as far… Continue reading Week 11 Thursday

Week 10 Wednesday

Hurry Up and Wait Today’s scripture selection: Psalms 27-29 Key verses: Psalm 27:14 “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”      There are times when we are called to take immediate, decisive action.  We are clear what we have to do – and we do it.  These are… Continue reading Week 10 Wednesday

Week 2 Thursday

A Life Hedged In Today’s scripture selection: Job 3-4 Key verses: Job 3:23      When I first got my beloved dog Dash from the rescue foundation I found out he had been given that name for good reason.  Open a door, turn your back, and that little dog was gone – flying down the street… Continue reading Week 2 Thursday