Inspiration & Encouragement

Inspiration & Encouragement

FROM A PORCH IN TEXAS


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Children- God’s Blessing

Children- God’s Blessing

When my children were in the pre-k age group, I remember being very busy with work, family, church, and continuing my education. I have wonderful memories during this time in spite of the busy schedule. I remember the boys sitting on the counter in the […]

Visual Learner

Visual Learner

When I was teaching school, I discovered how vital it was to appeal to my students’ learning styles. Some were visual learners; some were auditory, or even tactile. Not surprisingly, a large number of nursing students are visual learners and I am in this group […]

A Sweet Aroma

A Sweet Aroma

Have you ever worked in an environment where people were always unhappy, complaining that things were just not going the way they thought they should? This kind of environment can be caustic and difficult to work in and, if you are not careful, you may […]

How Much Faith Do I Need?

How Much Faith Do I Need?

One day we got a  tragic phone call that our nephew had been in a horrible car accident. We had no details at the time but learned later he had sustained a traumatic brain injury and was unconscious.  When we arrived the severity of his […]

Brush Rollers

Brush Rollers

When I was in high school, I remember having a very serious discussion with my dad about my grade in biology. At that point, I had a C-,  a far from stellar performance. I remember dad saying, “If you put as much time on your […]

Praying God’s Word

Praying God’s Word

When my children were very young, I learned how to pray using the Word of God. I saw an example of this in my Bible study this week. We were studying Ephesians and there in my handwriting by Ephesians 3:16 were written my family’s names. […]

My Time With The Lord

My Time With The Lord

My prayer journal is now available on Amazon:   My Time With The Lord Are you looking for a relationship of intimacy and knowledge of God? Do you need a framework for daily prayer and Bible study? My Time With the Lord is the guide you have been looking for. This […]

Clarity of Vision

Clarity of Vision

Recently I had eye surgery in which they removed the lens affected by cataracts, a cloudiness that occurs over time. I had the right eye done first and then the left one three weeks later. It was amazing to me as I looked through the […]

Welcome To My Blog!

Welcome To My Blog!

Do You Desire a Relationship of Knowledge and Intimacy with God?  I welcome you to this blog that focuses on discovering  God’s Spiritual Treasures.     “Be knit together in love, and attaining to all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the knowledge of […]