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Accepting Design

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 09, 2024 • 4 Comments

Two and two are four, Four and four are eight, Eight and eight are sixteen, Sixteen and sixteen are thirty-two… Inchworm, inchworm, measuring the marigolds, You and your arithmetic, you’ll likely go far. Inchworm, inchworm, measuring the marigolds, Seems to me you’d stop and see how lovely they are.  Inchworm, inchworm, measuring the marigolds, With... Read More

We Create Our Own Suffering

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 23, 2023 • 23 Comments

What kind of fool am I, who never fell in love? It seems that I’m the only one that I have been thinking of. What kind of mind is this? An empty shell, A lonely cell in which an empty heart must dwell. What kind of clown am I? What do I know of life?... Read More

Jesus Deserves His Own Way

Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 26, 2022 • 25 Comments

The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul. He guides me along the right paths for His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil,... Read More

Truth Detector

Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 13, 2021 • 28 Comments

“Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want, and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955), quotation (1948) The above quotation from Albert Einstein shows a profound understanding... Read More

Seeing is Believing

Posted by Roberta Grimes • November 06, 2021 • 54 Comments

I believe above the storm the smallest prayer will still be heard. I believe that someone in that great somewhere hears every word. Every time I hear a newborn baby cry, or touch a leaf, Or see the sky, Then I know why I believe. – Ronnie Dunn & Craig Wiseman, from “I Believe” (1953)... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 16, 2021 • 54 Comments

Come gather ’round people, wherever you roam, And admit that the waters around you have grown, And accept it that soon you’ll be drenched to the bone, If your time to you is worth savin’. And you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone, For the times they are a-changin.’ – Bob Dylan,... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 02, 2021 • 40 Comments

“Please God, make me good, but not just yet.” – St Augustine of Hippo (354-430), from The Confessions of St. Augustine (400)  The problem with every attempt ever made to inspire us to be better people is the fact that none of it changes us. We might try to be good and loving and forgiving,... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 18, 2021 • 33 Comments

Love is but a song we sing. Fear’s the way we die. You can make the mountains ring, Or make the angels cry. Though the bird is on the wing, And you may not know why. C’mon people now, Smile on your brother! Ev’rybody get together, Try to love one another right now. – Chet... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 04, 2021 • 53 Comments

Let every tongue and every tribe responsive to his call, to him all majesty ascribe, and crown him Lord of all! – Edward Perronet (1726-1792), from “All Hail the Power of Jesus’s Name” (1779) The Christian religion is all about judgment and condemnation. Its central dogma is built on the notion that Adam sinned in... Read More


Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 28, 2021 • 42 Comments

All hail the power of Jesus’s name! Let angels prostrate fall. Bring forth the royal diadem, And crown him Lord of all! – Edward Perronet (1726-1792), from “All Hail the Power of Jesus’s Name” (1779) The single most important thing that any of us can do in this lifetime is to learn how to forgive.... Read More