I write from home full time now, and Shawn, after a lifetime of homemaking, loves her three-day-a-week job across town. She has imparted some basic cooking skills to me such as the miracle of crock potting. Add crocked chicken to a couple of baked potatoes and a can of green beans (doctored with herbs and […]
Posts in category Spiritual Insights
What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
If you’ve invested time in the pew of an evangelical church you’ve heard sermons from the darling Bible passage of the group, Matthew 28:19-20, called the Great Commission. The King James Version (KJV) of Scripture offers 31,102 verses, but these two, along with their sister verse in Acts 1:8 are seemingly elevated above the other […]
When our schedules overload what practices of our faith are we most likely to set aside? I’ll confess there are mornings where my quiet time with God gets deleted. Perhaps I slept late —the blankets were at just the right temperature and the pillows resisted the weight of my head with just the right amount […]
Scattered through hundreds of years among the works of several prophets, God shared predictions concerning the arrival of His Son. Bible scholars list more than 300 Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled in the life of Christ. God announced these in advance and orchestrated across time and space to make each one come to pass! […]
Some people go all out when decorating for Christmas. Twinkling lights outline their houses and garages, regal sparkles adorn the shrubbery—even their driveways illuminate the night like miniature runways. What a cheerful gift to share! Those shining lights proclaim to visitors, “We love Christmas!” As I hum one of my favorite songs, This Little Light […]
In the sister blog to NicholsNotes, GodPlantedAGarden.com, I recently posted an article describing the massive root structure supporting the poplar tree towering over my front yard. The tree’s nature to expand drove it to extend radially into the lawn and surrounding gardens. The roots gave the tree a solid foundation but destroyed other plantings in […]