No clean water at home

Houses here have water tanks in the attic. We contracted to have ours cleaned Sat. The scare is that the water is now unfit to drink or use on the body, since our tank is disintegrating. Our contract guy is going to pull water in directly from the street on Tues. Which means no showers … Read More

Blessings in this life are good

O Soul, God’s blessings in this life are good and pleasant. He gives you enjoyment in so many ways. Yes, life is hard, and suffering at times seems to overwhelm. But most of life’s activities contain the potential for joy. So do not let troubles keep you from what is good. All must be done … Read More

Rained all day

Bible study cancelled tonight. So some downtime is good. Maybe I’ll go to bed early. Am I getting older, needing more sleep now? Rained all day today. I’m good with that, since it keeps the heat down. Had lost my old camo-patterned umbrella, so I bought another one today from the papelaria on the plaza. … Read More

Live profoundly

Dive to the greater depths, where flow the mercies of God unimpeded. O Soul, the surface is tossed and unstable. You were meant to live profoundly. Grapple with the great truths of Christ. Wrestle the angel of blessing to the ground. Stretch your spiritual muscles until they ache and throb. Dip your finger into the … Read More

Good morning, Soul

Good morning, O Soul. This day has been given you. Make of it the best you may. Waste it not. Despise not this gift. Life is precious. Learn to live. For life, discover the only God. Draw near to him. At your door, the Lord Christ awaits to conduct you into his presence. About this … Read More

Out and about at night

After getting home from CrossFit, drinking my veggie protein shake, and taking a shower, I walked down to the swim school and watched the grandkids splash. Joel and I chatted. Afterwards, I walked them to their apartment building. Stopped on the way back at Dona Lina and bought some bread and sweets, then popped in … Read More

7P: On the lookout

1. Have looked a couple of times along streets between home and the office for possible rental options. It won’t be an easy move from the office. 2. A number of people liked my Practicing Proverbs post for chapter 2. Someday I’ll complete the whole 31 chapters, maybe. 3. Weight has inched up a bit … Read More