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Violet Nesdoly
writer, former teacher, wife, mom, grandma, gardener, walker, singer - blessed and highly favored
writer, former teacher, wife, mom, grandma, gardener, walker, singer - blessed and highly favored

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Live (and die) with abundance
TODAY'S SPECIAL: 2 Peter 1:1-21 TO CHEW ON: "… for so an entrance will be supplied to you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ." 2 Peter 1:11 The Bible is full of promises of abundance: [Abundance: 1) a plentiful or o...

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The last laugh
Lucifer cast out of heaven by Gustave Doré TODAY'S SPECIAL: Psalm 2:1-12 TO CHEW ON: "He who sits in the heavens shall laugh; The Lord shall hold them in derision." Psalm 2:4 Here God appears contemptuous, laughing at the nations who unite to throw off His ...

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A daily choice
Sapphire - Image: Pixabay TODAY’S SPECIAL: Exodus 24:1-18 TO CHEW ON: "Then Moses went up, also Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and they saw the God of Israel. And there was under His feet as it were a paved work of sapphire sto...

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The argument of power
Image: Pixabay TODAY’S SPECIAL: 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 TO CHEW ON: “For the kingdom of God is not in word but in power.” 1 Corinthians 4:20 Does it seem to you that some folks are impervious to the gospel? No argument, no matter how logical or compelling, con...

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"Carless in the care of God"
Field crocuses - © V. Nesdoly TODAY’S SPECIAL: Matthew 6:16-34 TO CHEW ON: “' Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own trouble. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.' ” Matthew 6:34 I don’t know about you, but I’m ce...

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The Prayer in Secret - Alexandre Bida TODAY’S SPECIAL: Matthew 6:1-15 TO CHEW ON: “ ‘Therefore, when you do a charitable deed, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogue and in the streets, that they may have glory from men. Ass...

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The love gene
Image: Pixabay TODAY’S SPECIAL: Matthew 5:38-48 TO CHEW ON: “ ‘But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you that you may be sons of your Father in ...

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"Faithful" affliction?
TODAY’S SPECIAL: Psalm 119:75 TO CHEW ON: “I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are right, And that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.” Psalm 119:75 I was talking recently to a friend whose husband had a stroke seven or eight months ago. She said somethi...

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Oh shiny!
TODAY’S SPECIAL: Psalm 119:33-48 TO CHEW ON: “Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, And revive me in Your way.” Psalm 119:37 Are you attracted by beautiful things? By the tempting challenges that promise to further your career? By the once-in-...

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Love—it begins between the ears
TODAY'S SPECIAL: 1 Corinthians 2:31b-3:13 TO CHEW ON: "Love … believes all things, hopes all things …" 1 Corinthians 13:7 Today is Valentine's Day when we demonstrate our love with all kinds of loving actions like sending cards, gifting chocolates, and taki...
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