Showing posts from May, 2018

Me Like A Bird

We love our home in South Escondido. We don't own our home but we feel settled here and a big part of the love is the birdsong so prevalent here. We have all sort of birds, looking out the window we have a hummingbird nest in a front yard tree as well as a finch nest near our door. The doves, mockingbirds, blue jays and even the screech of lizards acting like birds all join together to make you feel like you live in an aviary! This morning as I contemplate the purpose of God in setting our places and seasons, one encounter with a bird in our house makes me realize how I usually approach his plan. We often leave our patio door - into the dining room - open. It is easier for the dogs to come and go as they wish and we love the fresh air, which living in Southern California we have year round! This particular morning, some weeks ago, I heard rustling coming from the dining room. As I investigated, I saw a blue bird had somehow flown into the room and was as the bay of windows in the f

Having Been Sought

A modern adaptation of The Hound of Heaven. Be encouraged.

Right Where You Are Supposed to Be

“And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,” - Acts 17:26-27 ESV We don't like to look at most situations in life and settle on the idea we are right where we are supposed to be. Quite the opposite, we are always on the move to the next thing. Ever persuing the station of life that draws us toward it. Further forward always marching. But here we have one of the more famous sermons, or shall we say lectures, in the New Testament and Paul makes clear to the crowd in Athens that they are right were they are supposed to be. That God determines time and stations, situations and the flow of the calendar. All on purpose. A wonderful purpose. You are where you are so that you will seek God. The circumstances you find yourself in, good and bad,