The Restored Orchard

A Promise Fulfilled – Advent Week 4

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 NKJV As a toddler, my oldest son loved to play on the telephone. Watching him one day made me remember that old game calledContinue reading “A Promise Fulfilled – Advent Week 4”

On a Personal Note – Strange Encounters…

Each week, I’ll share personal reflections from my own time with God, our Heavenly Father. On a Personal Note is where I’ll highlight takeaways and implications for walking with the Lord. I think most parents have told their children, “Don’t talk to strangers.” I know mine did and I took it to heart. Just imagineContinue reading “On a Personal Note – Strange Encounters…”

On a Personal Note – Get Lost… & Found

Each week, I’ll share personal reflections from my own time with God, our Heavenly Father. On a Personal Note is where I’ll highlight takeaways and implications for walking with the Lord. For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. Luke 19:10 How many people get in their car and setContinue reading “On a Personal Note – Get Lost… & Found”

Remembering Rest

There’s an old saying, “Find time to rest or your body will make you.” Over and over again, I’ve found this to be true. The world never sleeps and most nights, neither did I. I vividly recall seasons of overwhelm, anxiety, and exhaustion. Pushing myself to the edge of collapse chasing after worldly goals ofContinue reading “Remembering Rest”