Hearing From God ~ Deb Griest

The Elijah was told, “Go, stand on the mountain at attention before God. God will pass by.”  A hurricane wind ripped through the mountains and shattered the rocks before God, but God wasn’t to be found in the wind; after the wind an earthquake, but God wasn’t in the earthquake; and after the earthquake fire, but God wasn’t in the fire; and after theContinue reading “Hearing From God ~ Deb Griest”

The Light is Always On ~ Deb Griest

“I am the world’s Light. No one who follows me stumbles around in the darkness. I provide plenty of light to live in.”     John 8:12 (The Message) Why is it that on cloudy days my mood sinks and I walk around in a funk? On days when the sun is shining, everything seems better. Obviously, living in Cleveland, I find myself walking around in a funk aContinue reading “The Light is Always On ~ Deb Griest”

The Beauty of God’s Handiwork~ Deb Griest

I just came back from a retreat in Kentucky. The rolling hills, the bright green trees, the singing birds, the sunshine, the flitting butterflies, and the little toads that have recently graduated from tadpoles to hopping creatures, all reminded me of God’s amazing creativity. One morning I was out hiking, turned a corner, and wasContinue reading “The Beauty of God’s Handiwork~ Deb Griest”

Sewing Scissors

Sewing scissors have a very specific purpose: to cut fabric. To use the scissors with other materials dulls them and renders them useless for their original purpose. When our children were small I fought to keep my sewing scissors safe from the likes of construction paper and other materials that were detrimental to the operationContinue reading “Sewing Scissors”