The Restored Orchard

On a personal note – Creating Comfort in Chaos

Sometimes temporary pleasures can quickly usher us into chaotic situations and environments that we have no desire to stay in. Yet we linger, out of habit, comfort, and complacency. There’s this story people tell about a

Deeper Roots – Genesis 33:12-20

That’s the challenge for us today; to look at the situations that we encounter as an opportunity for God to mature us and to reconcile whenever we have the opportunity.

Weekly Meditation – Genesis 33:5-11

God’s word provides clear instruction to His children. As we meditate on His Word, we find exactly what we need to continue our journey through this life. This week, our passage for meditation is Genesis 33:5-11. 5 Then Esau looked at the women and children and asked, “Who are these people with you?” “These are theContinue reading “Weekly Meditation – Genesis 33:5-11”

On a personal note – Compassion not Comparison.

We can’t plant pride in ourselves and expect to harvest blessings. Knowing how God has moved in our lives gives us even more sympathy for the burdens of others.

Deeper Roots – Genesis 32:22-31

When God leads us into seasons of testing, it feels rough and unkind, yet God is using those situations to refine us. As we wrestle with God…