Tag Archives: Water

Sewage and the Source

Wickedness never brings stability,     but the godly have deep roots. Proverbs 12:3 (NLT) A few weeks ago, Wendy and I had five dead oak trees cut down near our lake home. Add to that total the three dead oak trees … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day John 4

Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again. But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.” John 4:13-14 (NLT) On Lake … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Numbers 20

There was no water there for the community, so they ganged up on Moses and Aaron. Numbers 20:2 (MSG) I am so spoiled with the basic necessities of life. Water is a staple. Water is everywhere. I flush without thinking … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Jeremiah 41

Ishmael’s reason for dumping the bodies into a cistern was to cover up the earlier murder of Gedaliah. Jeremiah 41:9a (MSG) In my study group, we’ve been utilizing an exercise called Morning Pages. It’s really simple. First thing, when you … Continue reading

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Out in the Moonlight All Alone

It was a gorgeous, full moon last night. The cool evening was calm and the lake was like a sheet of glass. After a wonderful, late dinner Wendy and I got in the boat, set the throttle to just above … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Isaiah 3

[God's] withdrawing police and protection, judges and courts, pastors and teachers, captains and generals, doctors and nurses, and, yes, even the repairmen and jacks-of-all-trades. Isaiah 3:1b-2 (MSG) In 1993, massive spring floods deluged downtown Des Moines. The Des Moines Water Works was under water … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day 2 Kings 2

One day the men of the city said to Elisha, "You can see for yourself, master, how well our city is located. But the water is polluted and nothing grows." 2 Kings 2:19 (MSG) It doesn't matter how well situated … Continue reading

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