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A View From Serenity Acres · 1W ago

Our Chief Obligation

     Most of us are off and running as we start the New Year of 2018.  Often our resolutions do not last very long but at least we have set some goals to shoot for and are aware of a need fo...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1M ago

Quantity or Quality?

     As I was reading Scripture today, I came across a passage that made me stop and reflect on Christ's ministry.  Luke 14: 25-27:  "Now great crowds accompanied Him, and He turned and said...
A View From Serenity Acres · 1M ago

"The Next Big Thing"

     Sitting and sipping my coffee this morning, I could not help but reflect on the old coffee mug which once belonged to our oldest son Aaron.  It has a large representation of the Tasmani...
A View From Serenity Acres · 2M ago

Being Thankful in All Things Great and Small

     In this season of Thanksgiving, I had the privilege of visiting my grandsons today at their school for a special parent/grandparent lunch with them.  What a delight to see them smile an...
A View From Serenity Acres · 2M ago

Tinkering With God's Things

     Years ago, I tried to get an old clock fixed.  It was a treasured clock from my father's collection.  I loved to hear it but one day it stopped.  So, I perused the local phone book and ...
A View From Serenity Acres · 2M ago

My Heart Sings and So Should Yours!

     Recently, our church music director has been leading a class in Reformation Music in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  Every session covers a different area of music d...
A View From Serenity Acres · 3M ago

Our Promise of Heaven

     This week my dear Uncle Paul went home to be with the Lord.  He was a godly man who loved his family and served the Lord through his profession as a dentist.  The example he set of atte...
A View From Serenity Acres · 4M ago

Praising Him in the Storm

     In many ways, the last two weeks have been surreal.  First there was the preparation for the storm and all the stress which came with knowing there was a Category 5 hurricane out in the...
A View From Serenity Acres · 4M ago

Like a Good Marriage

     Glenn and I recently celebrated our 46th wedding anniversary.  It seems like only yesterday that we exchanged our vows and made our covenant to live together under the headship of Jesus...
A View From Serenity Acres · 5M ago

Pray, Christians, Pray

     Our world is in turmoil.  That is an understatement isn't it?  However, we should not be surprised because it has been that way since "The Garden of Eden".  Reading the Bible each day i...