Tag Archives: Faithfulness

May Day

My eyes have seen the bleeding hearts and iris bursting forth All the lilacs blooming with their intoxicating scent Yesterday was April, now my favorite month is here Divine creation reveals to us its most beautiful vibrant colors All the … Continue reading

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My Faithful Savior – A Triolet

Many things in this life are uncertain, causing even the faithful to struggle and doubt. Even at such times, or maybe even more so then, I am thankful that God has promised that He will never leave me or forsake … Continue reading

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First Things First – A Poem

This poem was born of the realization (or more appropriately, a reminder) that I do not have it within myself to love or to live in peace apart from my Savior. I don’t know how to be gentle or faithful … Continue reading

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Manna for the Day

When the Israelites were wandering in the wilderness for 40 years, God provided them with food called manna. The word “manna” is a Hebrew word that literally means “what is it?” The Israelites didn’t know what it was, but they … Continue reading

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On Being a Faithful Steward

The other day I received this great Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote in my email inbox as a “Quotemeal” from Heartlight.org: There remains for us only the very narrow way, often extremely difficult to find, of living every day as though it … Continue reading

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Faithfulness Gentleness Self-Control – A Poem about Fruit

This is the third in a series of poems (actually one long poem spread out over three weeks, or nine small poems crammed into three weeks, depending on how you look at it). This is my Thankful Thursday tribute to … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit

Continuing with the thought from my post yesterday, I want to write about the fruit of the Spirit that is set forth in Galatians. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and … Continue reading

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