All things new
New irises! In a weak moment in March, when I was away from home for three weeks, I ordered a dozen new irises from an online catalog. They were shipped two weeks ago, at the appropriate time for planting in our area.
It was like Christmas in July! Although the shriveled roots and small rhizomes could not be expected to produce blooms for another 21 months, the anticipation of something new in my 2018 garden was exhilarating. Continue reading “All things new”
Is it okay to use the phrase, “Out with the old, and in with the new” in July?
We often think of letting go of past mistakes and attitudes when we start a new calendar year, but spiritual renewal is certainly not a once-a-year ritual that magically fixes all our foibles.
Every day — indeed, every minute — is a new chance to let go of the old and bring in the new.
So here we are in the middle of the year, with a lesson to be learned from considering the lilies…well, daylilies specifically. Continue reading “Out with the old”
The editor claims he’s getting old and that changes his perspective of time. But young and old alike need the same sense of living in the end times, and living the rest of their time for the will of God. (How did he know what he did 20 years ago today?) Continue reading The Continuum of Time
Big Brother, political correctness, everyone is into turning language on its head. But this is no recent phenomenon. Read what happened in Jeremiah’s day, with the word, “burden.” Continue reading You Are the Burden