Petals of Praise

If April showers bring May flowers, then our April prayers surely brought forth some May praises.  As I looked back over the prayer requests from last month, many of them were answered so quickly.  I’m thankful for the many who have recovered from illness, those who were kept safe from getting ill, the Lord’s provisionContinue reading “Petals of Praise”

Elisha’s Spring

On our travels in Israel, we came to Elisha’s Spring in Jericho, the oldest city in the world, as the sign boldly proclaimed.  The water pouring through the spring looked refreshing and felt delightful on our feet in the dry, mid-afternoon heat.  Written in the mosaic was the story from 2 Kings 2:19-22.  The placementContinue reading “Elisha’s Spring”

A Kansas Song

Hues of purple, orange, and fireAlight the western sky.Every stroke of Artist brushBoasts boldly Thy creative eye. Prairie grasses wild and freeBow down their slender frame,As rushing winds assert their praiseAnd birds wing back refrain. Boughs of treetops high and lowWave in revelry;Each petaled flower from lowly groundLifts high its praise to Thee. Dull andContinue reading “A Kansas Song”