Showing posts from February, 2014

I Want To Be A Battle Axe

You may ask, why in the world would I want to be a battle axe?  I know the term “battle axe” is used negatively towards the wife. It indicates that the woman is fierce with strong opinions.  This morning in my Bible reading, as I read Jeremiah 51, I decided that I want to be a battle axe!
Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. They are vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish. The portion of Jacob is not like them; for he is the former of all things: and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: the LORD of hosts is his name. Thou art my battle axe and weapons of war: for with theewill I break in pieces the nations, and with thee will I destroy kingdoms;  And with theewill I break in pieces the horse and his rider; and with thee will I break in pieces the chariot and his rider;  With thee alsowill I break in pieces man and woman; and wi…

Sometimes, You Care Too Much To Care!

Last night I was at the grocery store with my daughter picking up dessert.  We had been to the Homecoming where one of my granddaughters, Miss Jaclynn, was one of the princesses; she represented the kindergarten class.  We enjoyed the evening and had promised the kids that we would get a treat after the ceremony – so we were at Safeway picking up good old-fashioned apple pie and of course vanilla ice cream:)

As we were shopping, I received a phone call from one of my sons.  When I answered the phone all I could hear was crying, inconsolable crying.  At first I thought that it was a “pocket dialed” call, but then I realized that the crying voice was trying to say something.  I continued to say, “Hello” louder, and louder!  I couldn't discern if the crying voice was one of the grand kids or my daughter-in-law…so panic set in!  I immediately feared that something so terrible had happened to one of the kids or my son – so I began to grow more and more concerned…and it was very eviden…