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Being Childlike

September 17, 2020 - How kind the Lord is! How good he is! So merciful, this God of ours! The Lord protects those of childlike faith; I was...
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Father's Day

June 17, 2020 - Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. -Proverbs 22:6 Daddy was at t...
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Produce Stands

May 28, 2020 - Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them. -Matthew 7:20 NIV I love traveling to the Outer Banks from Virginia wher...
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Waiting

May 13, 2020 - Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. -Psalm 27:14 NIV We are all waiting for something...
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Remembering Mother's Day

May 06, 2020 - I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths. –Proverbs 4:11 NIV I learned of a tradition asso...
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The Dock

April 29, 2020 - The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe. -Proverbs 18:10 ESV I love taking m...
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Finding Contentment

April 23, 2020 - I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it i...
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Change

April 15, 2020 - Hear, O Lord, and be merciful to me; O Lord, be my help. -Psalm 30:10 NIV Change seems to be everywhere and there is e...
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Easter

April 08, 2020 - I f you confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will...
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The Journey

April 01, 2020 - So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying out, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name...
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Nesting

March 26, 2020 - Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body,...
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At This Time

March 18, 2020 - Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the...
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Boundaries

March 12, 2020 - Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm. Do not swerve to the right or the left; keep your foot...
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Daffodils

March 05, 2020 - I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will...
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Keeping Track

February 12, 2020 - God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and contin...
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You Are Loved

February 08, 2020 - Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is...
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Solitude

January 30, 2020 - Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. -Psalm 62:5 NIV This is the time of year when you can have...
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Wintry Blast

January 23, 2020 - For if we are faithful to the end, trusting God just as firmly as when we first believed, we will share in all that belo...
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Guidance

January 16, 2020 - A person plans his course, but the Lord directs his steps. Proverbs 16:9 What is guidance: Webster’s suggests it is adv...
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Getting Started

January 09, 2020 - I look up to the mountains, does my help come from there? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth! Psalm...
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Serving in the New Year

January 02, 2020 - For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.-Mark 10:45 Wha...
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Christmas Eve

December 19, 2019 - As the sun goes down on a last minute, hectic sort of day in preparation and anticipation of Christmas, the stillness of...
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The New Year

December 19, 2019 - … but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not g...
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Christmas Joy

December 12, 2019 - Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. -Psalm 90:14 NIV...
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Christmas Ornaments

December 05, 2019 - Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall –Psalm 55:22 NIV I thought...
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Making Promises

November 30, 2019 - Be very careful when you go to worship God. It is better to listen to God than to give sacrifices like fools. Fools ofte...
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Thanksgiving

November 21, 2019 - O Give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good: for His mercy endureth for ever. -Psalm 107:1 Thanksgiving is the time...
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Be A Blessing

November 14, 2019 - Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered. Proverbs 11:25 My girlfriend foug...
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The Journey

November 07, 2019 - For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then...
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Walking in Favor

October 25, 2019 - May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; -Psalm 90:17a NIV Some of the most wonderful, memorable moments have be...
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Walking through Life

October 14, 2019 - And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his pur...
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Help for the Hurting

October 10, 2019 - The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to...
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Calm Waters

September 26, 2019 - Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.I Peter 3:8 NIV On...
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Autumn

September 19, 2019 - Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, s...
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Being Childlike

September 12, 2019 - How kind the Lord is! How good he is! So merciful, this God of ours! The Lord protects those of childlike faith; I was...
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School

September 05, 2019 - For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways –Psalm 91:11 NIV It is that time again. Sum...
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Reflections

August 29, 2019 - As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart. Proverbs 27:18 I recently saw the window in our photo tod...
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Sailing

August 22, 2019 - The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So...
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Rain

August 14, 2019 - Rain Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. -Psalm 51:10 NIV Have you ever noticed...
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Filters

August 06, 2019 - For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just,...
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GPS

August 01, 2019 - For it is God who is working in you, enabling you both to desire and to work out His good purpose. Philippians 2:13 I t...
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The Blue Crab

July 25, 2019 - Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my h...
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Looking Up

July 18, 2019 - Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. -Psalm 105:4 The sun, the moon and the stars! There is so much...
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Little Ones

July 11, 2019 - Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 I love seeing t...
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Lifeline

July 04, 2019 - My brothers and sisters, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring that person back, remember...
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The Example

June 25, 2019 - For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow...
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Summer

June 20, 2019 - “ As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”...
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Erosion

July 26, 2018 - Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandmen...
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The Ocean

July 19, 2018 - Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom. - Psalm 145:3 NIV. The ocean has a hold...
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July

July 19, 2018 - Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer i...
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Limits

July 19, 2018 - Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." -Matthew 19:26 NIV...
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A New Day

July 19, 2018 - T he steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is you...
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Broken Shell

July 19, 2018 - Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forg...
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June

July 19, 2018 - The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you and I will give you rest”. –Exodus 33:14 NIV The month of June has c...
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Sunset

April 05, 2018 - But the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or dau...
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Filters

March 07, 2018 - For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just,...
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Love

February 14, 2018 - ​ Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. –Psalm 136:1 NLT There are so many thin...
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Fingerprints

January 17, 2018 - You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words tha...
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January

January 10, 2018 - He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. - Proverbs 15:32 NIV D...
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Snow

January 03, 2018 - Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and min...
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The New Year

January 01, 2018 - …but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not gr...
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Christmas Eve

December 19, 2017 - As the sun goes down on a last minute, hectic sort of day in preparation and anticipation of Christmas, the stillness of...
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The Season of Love

December 13, 2017 - Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 It is the Season of Love.
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Christmas Wreath

December 06, 2017 - Gives thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. -Psalm 118:29 NIV It is said that in ancient tim...
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November

November 01, 2017 - Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms...
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Vision

October 25, 2017 - For we walk by faith, not by sight.2 Cor. 4:7 ESV I am one of those people that has always had to enhance my vision by...
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Decisions

October 18, 2017 - I know, Lord, that our lives are not our own. We are not able to plan our own course. So correct me, Lord, but please be...
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Community

October 10, 2017 - There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die...
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Refuge

October 05, 2017 - Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is m...
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You Are Loved

September 27, 2017 - Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is...
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Reaction

September 19, 2017 - Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God...
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Storms

September 06, 2017 - - -the God who gives life to the dead and calls things that are not as though they were. Romans 4:17b NIV Storms can...
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Footprints

August 30, 2017 - But be very careful to keep the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the Lord gave you; to love the Lord yo...
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Surf Casting

August 10, 2017 - May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. -Psalm 20:4 NIV There is a quote that says...
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Sandbar

July 12, 2017 - Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when...
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Being Prepared

June 07, 2017 - A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand...
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Respect

May 30, 2017 - L et love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo on...
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Promises

May 16, 2017 - God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it?...
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Mother

May 10, 2017 - Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teac...
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Climbing to the Top

April 25, 2017 - Climbing to the Top Do what the Lord your God commands and follow his teachings. Obey everything written in the Law o...
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The Wind

April 05, 2017 - Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks re...
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Love Is All

March 22, 2017 - Let all that you do be done in love.-1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV A dear family friend recently passed and left a huge voi...
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Finding Our Christmas Joy

December 06, 2016 - You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. -Psalm 30:11 NIV Tis the season t...
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Christmas Wreath

December 03, 2016 - ​ Photo courtesy of Liz Brown Gives thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. -Psalm 118:29 NIV...
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Gather

November 27, 2016 - For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20 Even though the holidays are already upon...
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November

November 23, 2016 - Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms...
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Dusk

November 07, 2016 - Though you probe my heart and examine me at night, though you test me, you will find nothing; I have resolved that my mo...
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Autumn Flowers

October 27, 2016 - The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever. –Isaiah 40:8 NIV This past week I we...
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Today

October 23, 2016 - This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. –Psalm 118:24 NIV More than once, I have found...
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October

September 28, 2016 - The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give t...
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Finding Strength

September 21, 2016 - I can do all this through Christ who gives me strength. –Philippians 4:13 How many times have we all walked to the be...
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The Unexpected

September 15, 2016 - And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to his p...
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Higher Ground

September 15, 2016 - Wise choices will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe. -Proverbs 2:11 NLT Walking the beach not so long...
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Change

August 25, 2016 - Hear, O Lord, and be merciful to me; O Lord, be my help. -Psalm 30:10 NIV Change seems to be everywhere. Change is one...
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Being Childlike

August 17, 2016 - How kind the Lord is! How good he is! So merciful, this God of ours! The Lord protects those of childlike faith; I was...
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School

August 10, 2016 - For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways –Psalm 91:11 NIV It is that time again. S...
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Thunderstorms

August 04, 2016 - For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. –Matthew 6:4 NIV When...
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Waiting

August 04, 2016 - Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. -Psalm 27:14 NIV We are all waiting for something...
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Ship's Wheel

August 03, 2016 - The ship was caught by the storm and could not head into the wind; so we gave way to it and were driven along. -.Acts 2...
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Porch Swing

August 02, 2016 - My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. –John 10:27 NIV One definition for the word vacation i...
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Pressing Through

July 03, 2016 - What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? -Roman 8:31 NIV When...
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Summer Solstice

June 22, 2016 - As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease. -...
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Family

June 17, 2016 - T he Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in love. - Psalm 103:8 NIV There are many defin...
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Sentinel

June 09, 2016 - Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. - Proverbs 4:23 There are many sentinels protec...
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June

June 05, 2016 - The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you and I will give you rest”. –Exodus 33:14 NIV The month of June has c...
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Memorial Day

May 25, 2016 - But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who...
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Choose to Follow

May 16, 2016 - Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will...
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A Plan

May 13, 2016 - The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty. –Proverbs 21:5 ESV...
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First Mother's Day

May 04, 2016 - Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. – Exodus 20:12...
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Run Aground

April 27, 2016 - Photo credit Liz Brown We know that all things work together for good to those who love God -Romans 8:28 NKJ Boaters t...
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Planting

April 18, 2016 - And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 I love thi...
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Replenish

April 11, 2016 - Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns...
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Boundaries

April 11, 2016 - Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm. Do not sweve to the right or the left; keep your feet f...
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Filters

March 31, 2016 - For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just,...
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Easter Lily

March 24, 2016 - Praise be to the God and Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hop...
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Spring

March 19, 2016 - And God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as s...
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Bridge

March 11, 2016 - I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. Psalm 119:147 NIV What is a bridge? It is a span...
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Pressing Through

February 25, 2016 - What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? -Roman 8:31 NIV When I...
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Friends

February 18, 2016 - This is my commandment: that you love one another [just] as I have loved you. No one has greater love [no one has shown...
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Love

February 11, 2016 - Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. –Psalm 136:1 NLT There are so many things...
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Doing Good

February 03, 2016 - Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9...
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Being An Example

January 27, 2016 - Do not try to rule over those who have been put in your care, but be examples to the flock. 1Peter 5:3 I am reminded ev...
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Home

January 21, 2016 - But as for me and my family, we will serve the Lord." Joshua 14:15 NIV The dictionary tells us that “home” means a resi...
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Being Guided

January 14, 2016 - Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance—Proverbs 1:5 NIV The Outer Banks off...
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New Steps

January 07, 2016 - In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. -Proverbs 16:9 NIV I have heard it said that bo...
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Hope

December 30, 2015 - Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. –Romans 12:12 Hope in the New Year. I believe we all are...
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The Light

December 10, 2015 - For God, who said, “Let there be light in the darkness,” has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the gl...
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Gifts

December 03, 2015 - Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into y...
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Gratitude

November 25, 2015 - Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms...
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Being Happy

November 19, 2015 - This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. –Psalm 118:24 How do you feel when you wake up in...
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Walking in Favor

November 12, 2015 - May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; -Psalm 90:17a NIV Some of my most wonderful, memorable moments have be...
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Sky

November 04, 2015 - Jesus replied, "What is impossible with men is possible with God." Luke 18:27 NIV What I love so much about being at t...
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Seaweed

October 28, 2015 - You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing to you an...
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Fall Harvest

October 21, 2015 - Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. —Galations 6: 7 This past we...
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Gather

October 14, 2015 - For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20 This week a sweet group of ladies came to...
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Navigation

October 07, 2015 - I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. –Psalm 32:8 It is...
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Finding Time

September 30, 2015 - You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. –Jeremiah 29:13 I was on a trip recently and saw thi...
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Stepping in Faith

September 23, 2015 - The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will neve...
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Solid Foundation

September 16, 2015 - So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uph...
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