Category Archives: God Moments

It Happened In the Garden

WHERE ARE YOU? Is God looking for you?

God's Enduring Love

On the Garden Island of Kauai in Hawaii, is a beautiful rainforest.  The lush rainforest has a fern grotto of cascading ferns against a huge lava cave backdrop and is a popular tourist site and favorite setting for many weddings. To get there you need to take the Smith Riverboat up the Wailua River and hike up a trail. This is the setting of my story:

Garden Experience in Kauai, Hawaii  from my journal 8-27-2005

“Hiking down from the cavernous Fern Grotto, I felt the presence of the Spirit of God among the  thick tall trees and foliage of the lush rain forest.  My husband, Wyman, and I were the last ones at the end of the trail since everyone in our tour group had gone back down ahead of us.  So no one was around when I was compelled to call out in a loud voice from the top…

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It was the genesis of my life.

Be blessed with Charlie’s inspiring poem!

Learning From God's Word

Genesis

When I was writing these words, I was thinking of some of the stories in the book of Genesis (the book of beginnings). I was thinking about Adam, Abraham and Joseph – and I was thinking about Jesus!
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It was the genesis of my life.
Things were looking so good.
Then, it all went badly wrong.
What could be done about this?
Could things be turned around?
The devil was running the show.
Where was God in all of this?
Was He there? or Had He gone?
The more I thought about this,
The more I came to see,
The Lord was watching me,
Waiting for me to come home.
It was the genesis of my faith.
What must I do to be saved?
Look away from myself.
Put my trust in Jesus Christ.
Things are looking so good.
They’re on the up and up.
The sun is…

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