Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. For the next few weeks we are taking advantage of this time off, we hope you enjoy revisiting our favorites. We will return June 12th. "Eat your vegetables, there are children in China starving!" If I had a dollar for every time I heard that phrase while … Continue reading What Are You Leaving On The Table?
"Eat your vegetables, there are children in China starving!" If I had a dollar for every time I heard that phrase while growing up, I might be as rich as last week's Delilah! I was raised in the country on the farm. We had several horses, a milk cow named Bossy, chickens, and pigs. Every year my Mom … Continue reading What Are You Leaving On The Table?
Can I just go ahead and start this post with praising the Lord for who He is? I praise His name for His goodness, His faithfulness and His unwavering character and nature. He's the same yesterday, today and forever! I really thought I was going to write something completely different on our lady, Sarah. Something … Continue reading Disobedient and Doubtful – Still Chosen and Blessed
Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:14 Waiting on God can sometimes be a painful part of our human experience. The desires of our hearts can feel much more tangible and real than the presence of God. The longings and yearnings of those yet unfulfilled promises can … Continue reading Wait For The Lord
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick; but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore-- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over-- like … Continue reading Hope Deferred
"The Lord is not slow to do what He has promised, as some think. Instead, He is patient with you, because He does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants all to turn away from their sins." … Continue reading Without the Wait
But if we hope for what we do not have yet, we wait for it patiently. –Romans 8:25 We’ve all been in situations in our life where we have prayed to God for direction. Should I take the new position at work? Should I ask the recently divorced dad over for coffee? Or God, I … Continue reading Detours