Building on a Solid Foundation

Posted May 23 2014 in , , , ,

Have you ever built a sand castle on the beach? If you have, you know that it won’t last long once the tide comes in. This week I’ve been reading in the book of Luke. This is one of the passages I read. Luke 6:46-49 “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do […]


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Anatomy of a Move Part 1

Posted Jun 11 2013 in , , , , ,

When we moved to Florida in 2001, I thought it would be the last time I moved. We had all the things we enjoyed—a beautiful house, golf, tennis and the beach nearby. But one never knows what life may bring. Here is what prompted our sudden move from Florida to Arizona. Our original plan was […]



Florida Becomes a State

Posted Mar 3 2013 in , , , , , , ,

Today in 1845 Florida became the twenty-seventh state in the United States of America. I find it interesting that Florida has the oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine, and yet it didn’t become a state until nearly seventy years after the American Revolution. The “sunshine state” boasts miles and miles of sandy beaches, […]


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Posted Oct 29 2012 in , , , ,

The photo above was taken at the beach near our home on a calm, peaceful day.   This photo shows the same beach with Hurricane Irene, which was well offshore, kicking up the surf. Like the stormy weather, the storms of life can batter us. We can seek refuge with the Lord. Psalm 107:2-30 says, “The […]