CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

April 28, 2010

Lead Me to My Rocking Chair

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

LEAD ME TO MY ROCKING CHAIR

SCRIPTURE: John 5:36     “I (Jesus) have testimony weightier than that of John. For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing, testifies that the Father has sent me.” (NIV)

REFLECTION: The late Mrs. Grim was 94 years old when I interviewed her for a newspaper article. Her claim to fame was 57 years of service to the Salvation Army, a record in Uniontown if not in the Western Pennsylvania Division of the organization.

     She couldn’t understand why I was interviewing her. She had done nothing special, and she felt like she was bragging when I had her talking about her life. Yet, the work she was finishing testified to the fact that the Father had “sent” her.

     Through the years, she had played (more…)

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March 21, 2008

GENERATIONS OF BLESSINGS #26

GENERATIONS OF BLESSINGS

 

SCRIPTURE: Deuteronomy 5:10     “but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.” (NIV)

REFLECTION: An interview with Lieutenant Mary Powell of the Pennsylvania State Police alerted me to this scripture. She used it in reference to genealogical research.

Lt. Powell feels really blessed. Her faith is strong, reinforced by a faith healing as a child. But she doesn’t stop there.

“I would like to know who (my ancestral) Christians were that the Bible says about, ‘I will bless you for a thousand years. The generations of blessings (more…)

March 16, 2008

THE CORPSE FLOWER (Amorphophallus titanum)—A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING-Is in Bloom

NOTE: The “corpse” flower (Amorphophallus titanum) bloomed at the National Botanic Garden (Washington, D. C.) in time to celebrate July 4, 2007. Click on the following to watch a video: http://cosmos.bcst.yahoo.com/up/player/popup/?rn=49750&cl=3222799&ch=68276&src=news

Scripture: Matthew 10:16 “Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore (more…)

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