CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

November 12, 2010

26 Devotions Based on the Alphabet: The Letter J

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

26 DEVOTIONS BASED ON THE ALPHABET:

THE LETTER  J

Monte Holland

Several persons have expressed an interest in having my husband, the Rev. Monte W. Holland, post an online series of devotions. Through their encouragement, Monte will post a weekly devotion on CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS. To read the introduction click on 26 Devotions Based on the Alphabet: Introduction. Click on 26 Devotions Based on the Alphabet: The Letter I to read the previous post on the letter I.

Return to this site each Saturday to read his devotions.  Carolyn C. Holland

ALPHABET OF THE BIBLE – THE LETTER J

     Jesus Christ is the same yesterday today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8)

     The older I get the more things are different. Many people I knew in my youth are no longer living on earth. My parents’ generation are all gone. It is only natural to long for the “good old days.”

     I started out on a farm in Northern New York. We lived on a back country road, but it was paved. Our contact with the world was through radio and the newspapers and magazines. We didn’t have a whole lot, but we managed fine. We never locked our doors or kept a gun in the house. We went to a one-room country school. The little town a few miles away had a store, a church and a grange hall.

     The country school is gone. The school system has changed. What is taught has (more…)

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