Author Archives: Hester Guest

About Hester Guest

I am a retired teacher. I love spending time with my children, grandchildren, and friends. Reading, studying my Bible, sewing, and playing games on my computer, phone, or tablet fill my spare time. Jesus is my Saviour!

As I Look to the Future

“There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭23:18‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans … Continue reading

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Thank YOU, Heavenly Father

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭143:10‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Joy feels my heart, soul, and body when I realize how great My Heavenly Father’s Love is for … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭18:21‬ ‭NIV‬‬ As a child, I was told the old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never … Continue reading

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Now Is NOT The Time To Be Silent

For the past few years, I have spent a great deal of my time looking back on choices and decisions I have made. Some of my choices were not very wise and not in my best interest. I can’t change … Continue reading

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Reflections on Forgiveness

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:”‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3:1‬ ‭NIV Many times, I become concerned because “things” are not progressing as quickly as I think they should or could. The best I can … Continue reading

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Change Is Often Necessary

Today was a good but bittersweet day! I don’t really like all the changes we face in life. However, I know change is necessary if we continue on our journey through life. After attending church and enjoying lunch with family, … Continue reading

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Today

8 He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. (‭‭Micah‬ ‭6‬‬:‭8‬ NIV) Today, let us surrender to … Continue reading

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Preparing for Eternity

May 11, 2022 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.” Matthew 6:19 NIV Over the last few years, I have reminisced about my life and all … Continue reading

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Return to Our Heavenly Father

““Even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.””‭‭Joel‬ ‭2:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake their … Continue reading

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Jesus Knows Me, This I Love

I am doing a study of the Bible In A Year for the second time— back to back — because I feel the need to be more knowledgeable about God’s Word. The first time I completed reading the Bible I … Continue reading

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