short thoughts

Glimmer of Hope - 6/11/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  Sometimes you get little signs that what you are doing is "worth it." That maybe even though you don't see everything that you expected to see materializing and that things are not happening like you thought they would, that maybe, just maybe...you are still going in the right direction. You are indeed, still making a difference somewhere and in someone's life. This is one of those little signs for me.

The Painter - 6/8/2014

nampa_skySHORT THOUGHTS:  I will never get tired of watching God paint His masterpieces. Last night after Denice and I got done moving gravel, we went out quickly to eat a way late dinner. This canvas had been painted on the way home and I had to pull my truck off the road to save this memory. Thanks for the beautiful gift Daddy.

Love You,
David

No Difference - 5/21/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  Without Christ...there is no difference.  It is only through God's grace and Jesus' righteousness that we have a way back to our Daddy.  We are all in the same boat, no matter what we may or may not think.

David L. Wood 5/21/2014 © All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the writer, David L. Wood.

Romans 3:23-24 (NIV) - For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.

Ripple, Ripple - 5/15/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  Just because you can, does not mean you should.  Actions have consequences and consequences can affect many people.  Everything put before us is not beneficial for us or others close to us.  Some, if chosen are down right destructive not only to ourselves but to those closest to us.  Because of this power we hold, we must remember the ripple effect and choose wisely.

Happy Mother's Day - 5/11/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  Happy Mother's day to all the mothers out there.  Thanks for the wonderful gift you bring to this world.  You have one of the most important jobs that there is.  The world is literally in your hands as you raise each generation.

Mother's day is bitter sweet for me now.  I lost my mom back in 2010 and then my mother inlaw the 2011.  So now when I think of my mom's, all I have is the memories.  But memories are a gift too.

A Gift - 5/6/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  Everyone in the world been given a priceless gift.  Jesus loved and loves us so much, that He willing left His place in heaven, came to earth and gave His life in our place to restore our broken relationship and give us all a way back to His Father.  He died in our place to make this bridge because there was no way we could do it on our own.  

Hide and Seek - 4/22/2014

hide and seekSHORT THOUGHTS:  We all wear masks in this life.  Ever since the first sin in the Garden of Eden, we have been looking for something to hide behind.  Ever since the first fig leaf outfit, when God yelled out, "Adam, where are you?"...we have been hiding and often running from God.

The Ultimate Gift - 4/18/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  This is a monumental day for Christians.  It is the day that Jesus, the Son of God and our Savior took and paid the full penalty for all of our past, present and future sins.  It is the day He bore the sin of the whole world.  On this day, Jesus paid the price for you and me...He bridged the gap created by sin between us and our Father.  He made a way for everyone to come to the Father...not by their own works and deeds...but by His works, deeds and ultimate sacrifice.

Making the Most of It - 4/14/2014

SHORT THOUGHTS:  As we go into this week leading up to this most important event to our Christian faith, I think it is a great time to reflect.  When we consider all that Jesus did, does and is doing for us this very moment, think about these thoughts.  

Skating Away - 3/9/2014

Skating AwaySHORT THOUGHTS:  Life is full of ups and downs.  I think that most of us have experienced the pain and agony of a hard crash and burn in life.  If you haven't, don't worry, there is still time.  I would not want you to feel left out or feel like I have been hogging all of the crash and burns for myself.

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