“In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.” (John 1:4 ESV)

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

My Cup

 by Macy Johnson

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.

You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.”

(Psalm 23:5 NIV)


“Nana, what does that mean?” my granddaughter asked as she pointed to the imprinting across my green shirt. “My cup runneth over means I have more than enough. God blesses me with more than I want.” I replied. “It is from the Psalm about a shepherd who provides for his sheep.”

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Mexican Train

by Macy Johnson

“Make every effort to add to your faith goodness;

and to goodness, knowledge.”

(2 Peter 1:5 NIV)


I was seated at a large round table in the youth’s fellowship hall of our church. Friends, young and old, were gathered that Wednesday afternoon to play dominoes. It was a fun, relaxing time to make new friends and maintain lasting relationships.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Just Enough

by Macy Johnson

“But wisdom is proved right by all her children.”

(Luke 7:35 NIV)


One of my favorite lines in the movie, Amadeus, was spoken by Emperor Joseph II. “Too many notes, dear Mozart, too many notes!” he said after a performance in Vienna. Mozart replied, “Just as many as necessary, Your Majesty.”

Wednesday, June 8, 2022


by Macy Johnson

“Go up to Gilead and get balm, O Virgin Daughter of Egypt.

But you multiply remedies in vain; there is no healing for you.”

(Jeremiah 46:11 NIV)


My husband and I wanted a new primary care doctor who would provide personalized assistance. Frustrations arose from being examined by nurse practitioners only. We searched for an astute physician whom we could trust.


Wednesday, June 1, 2022

For the Good

by Macy Johnson

“And we know that in all things God works

for the good of those who love Him,

who have been called according to His purpose.”

(Romans 8:28 NIV)


A cousin adopted a beautiful baby. What could have resulted in a tragic birth turned into a blessing for the family in many ways.


An aunt is nearing her ninetieth birthday. Her children found someone, a God-send, to spend several hours a day with her. Not only does this new companion drive the aunt to appointments and an outing, she has become a friend.