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Around the Supper Table

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We gather around our supper table daily to share with family. Not only do we enjoy the hugs and laughter, but it gives us an opportunity to share our journey with each other so that we can strengthen and encourage one another.

We have created this blog in hopes that our struggles, and sometimes revelations, can help you. We know that life can be difficult, but it is only through Him that we “live, and move, and have our being . . .” as stated in Acts 17:28. He hasn’t taken our struggle from us, but He has given us purpose in our struggles that we may help each other. We appreciate feedback and prayer requests.

In Matthew 11:28-30 it reminds us to, “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Around the Supper Table #189 – Why is God Doing This FOR Me?

I have been raising catfish in the family pond for food and fun somewhere around ten years.  I started out with fish that were four to six inches long and only ounces in weight, and now they are at eighteen..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #188 – Good Head on My Shoulders

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #187 – Thank You, Mom

I would say, “Happy Mother's Day” to my mom, but she died more than 20 years ago.  I remember shortly after she died.  I was driving to work, and I had this strange feeling – I do not have a..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #186 – Raise Up a Child

About four years ago, as Tina Turner would say, "I left a good job in the city."  At the time I wasn't exactly sure why except that my job was trying to get me to comply with COVID restrictions that..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #185 – Understanding Jesus

6.4 Bibles are sold every 10 seconds. We all “know” Jesus, because the Bible is the most purchased book in the world for the last few centuries.  It became the best-selling book in the world in 1522 – September 21,..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #184 – Remembering the Important Things

When you get to be of a certain age, it becomes troubling when you forget things. Now I know my two kids, both young adults now, will gladly remind me that I have done spacey things for a long, long..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #183 – Believe & Confess

Lately I have been struggling a great deal with my own insecurities: not feeling like I am a good dad, not feeling like I am taking care of my wife, and just generally feeling overwhelmed by stressors in my life...... Read More

Around the Supper Table #182 – It’s the ‘E’ of C & E

“And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #181 – Live a Life of Worship

At the beginning of the year, God presented me with a challenge to live a life of worship.   I knew immediately He was talking about something more than just going to church and using the worship service time to meditate..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #180 – Look for the Morning Star

I love looking at the stars. It’s not like I know a lot about astronomy or astrophysics, but I appreciate thinking about the bigness of the solar system. When I look at the night sky, I feel peace knowing that..... Read More