God's Mercy, My RansomKaci Rigney 4/2/2021 The crown of thornsOn His browPierced Him deepA mocking bowPierced deeper still His blood spillingTo the groundHis hands, his feetBy cruel nails boundHis Father's will Wails of sorrowGuilt and shameBy God's mercyRedemption cameAnd sweeter still His grace releasedSins atonedMy ransom paidThru Christ aloneOn Calvary's hill
Shutterfly photo books are a personal favorite. We must have at least a dozen 8 x 8 books of trips, gardens, and family memories. Recently, I finished this coffee table project, Pictures and Poems which includes forty original inspirational poems and twice as many photos. Limited autographed personalized copies available for $35.00, including shipping. Check … Continue reading Poems & Pictures
My Christ-centered life has me pondering in the light of these days and writing blogs about how we ought to live as Christ would have us live—showing love in a world where political correctness, offense, and hatred seem to rule the roost. You may hope the government will improve this situation, but there is a … Continue reading In Him We Live
1 Corinthians tells us, "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always … Continue reading More on Love
I love pizza. I love my husband, children, and grandchildren. I love singing. I love God.I say these with certainty, but, obviously, there's a big difference between loving pizza and loving God.What does the Bible say about love?Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and … Continue reading What is Love?
A couple of weeks ago, I blogged in Living My Advice that I had a biopsy and was awaiting the results. I am happy to report the biopsy on the lump in my throat is benign. Whew! Relief. Now, for the other tests, I have yet to take. Hopefully, I will be able to get … Continue reading Capture Your Thoughts
Yay! It's Thanksgiving day! Thankful for God's provision and faithfulness. Grateful that He will never leave or forsake me.He is so good! No matter what is happening all around me. I am assured that He loves me and cares for me. He has ransomed my soul from the pit of hell, and I am grateful. … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Do we live the way we say we do? Do we wear figurative masks as well as literal ones? Are we the same at home as we are at work or church? Are we taking the advice we give to others? Living it out, walking your talk is easy when all is well in your … Continue reading Living My Advice
In upheaval, people are nervous, frightened, angry, and uncertain. I'm sure there are many more adjectives I could use here. But how many are at peace? And how did they arrive there? I have relatives glued to the news right now, wondering what will happen to our beloved country. I don't have cable; therefore, I … Continue reading Peace in Upheaval
The country may be closed; your state perhaps is shut down, your favorite stores closed until further notice or may never open, but is your heart open?Many people are afraid to go out--between COVID-19 and political upheaval, so I don't blame them. And with good reason. COVID-19 is a scary disease, especially for the elderly … Continue reading Are You Open?