Entries by Ann Guinn

Flourishing Plans

  …or as the NLT (New Living Translation) states,   “Commit your actions to the lord, and your plans will succeed.”   Well, that sounds simple enough. So if I just pray about my plans every day, God will make me succeed?   On first glance at this verse, it would seem that if we […]

Responsible Reasons for Buying Local

I am all for bargains. In fact, I think that most of the time doing everything we can (within reason),to save money is not only smart, but often necessary, in order to stay within our budgets. But once in awhile there are legitimate reasons for doing what is expedient, such as buying local. And I […]

The Well Is Deep

    This morning in my Bible plan reading of the day, Oswald Chambers, author of the well-known and loved devotional, My Utmost For His Highest, talked about the story of the woman at the well. Jesus stops along his travels at a village in Samaria, and surprises a Samaritan woman by not only speaking to […]

Look at the Birds…

Being the “good” Christian that I am, of course I don’t love money. Besides, I’m not rich, so there’s no chance of worshiping money. I’ve got that one down. But wait a minute: “…be satisfied with what you have” ??? That part hit me square in the nose. You see, if I’m really honest, I have […]

The Fight

  OK….I admit it. I did it again. And it seems I keep on doing it. Do I have your attention now? Maybe you’ve done it, too. Actually, it is probably more accurate to speak of what I have not done. Oh, it’s not some horrible crime or obvious neglect. It’s just that daily struggle to […]