Sally’s Blog

MOUNTAIN AIR

Eternal Perspectives           by Sally Bair Mountain air The minute I stepped off the train, I took a deep breath of the Glacier National Park air. My lungs craved it after breathing the stale, eye-burning air of the coach for twenty hours. During the entire week I spent in the Park, I couldn’t seem to…

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FOLLOWING THE CROWD OR FOLLOWING JESUS

Eternal Perspectives            by Sally Bair The Herd Mentality   On our way home from Montana’s Glacier National Park, we saw dozens of North American pronghorn antelope. Most were grazing in herds, typical of cows and our white-tail deer, that travel in family groups for safety from predators. The term “herd mentality” pertains to humans, too.…

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GOD’S MOUNTAIN

Who can resist focusing on the beauty of a mountain? Who can deny God’s presence and power when they look upon the majestic peaks of the Rockies? Like a glimpse of heaven, they inspire the heart and soul to worship our Creator. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair  Climbing God’s mountain brings joy The mountain trails…

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THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Have you noticed that dark storm clouds show darkest when the sun is behind you as you watch? The same goes spiritually. When we keep the Sun, Jesus, behind us, everything looks darker. Think about it. Eternal Perspectives             by Sally Bair   Life is darkest when we keep our eyes off Jesus On the way home…

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RESIST THE DEVIL AND BE AN OVERCOMER

Satan’s tactics catch us unaware at times. God’s Word is far greater than the devil’s wiles, but we must apply it daily. Eternal Perspectives        by Sally Bair Predators and Prey During a trip through western Canada, a wildcat ran across the road in front of our motorhome. Its black ear tufts and large, padded…

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HEADACHE WOES

What sort of headaches do you experience? Whatever kind, the Lord has the perfect remedy.   Eternal Perspectives             by Sally Bair Headache?  Take 2 Psalms and …  The saying goes, “If you have a headache, take two aspirin and call me in the morning.”  Aspirin works for me when I get one of my…

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THE SOLUTION TO SPIRITUAL BLINDNESS

None of us want to fumble around in the dark, least of all spiritually. The more time we spend with Him, close enough through His Word and prayer, the more illumination He will give us. Eternal Perspectives         by Sally Bair Blind dependence The wind blew so hard, it whipped sand into my eyes. I…

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THE SWEETNESS OF BLUE CHICORY

The popular, blue wildflower known as blue chicory, is not only beautiful but contains many health benefits. Today we’ll talk about its sweetness. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Sweet blue chicory Because blue is my favorite color, I’m naturally drawn to the bright blue chicory flower, a member of the aster family. I see them…

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WHAT DO WE HAVE TO CROW ABOUT?

I find it too easy to add my woes to those spoken by another. How much easier, I tell myself, to add a word of praise about God’s goodness. Such a habit takes time to develop. How is it with you? ETERNAL PERSPECTIVES            by Sally Bair  Crows   I once saw a flock of at…

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JESUS SHOULD BE THE LEADER WE FOLLOW

Eternal Perspectives            by Sally Bair Follow the leader   On my walk in the country one morning, I was surprised to see a pack of five wolves. They loped along the edge of a nearby field single file before the leader led them into the woods. A pack’s lead wolf, called the Alpha male, always…

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