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Ryan Roberts
Boise, Idaho
Interests: watching movies, traveling, playing music, playing various sports, we all love reading books, skiing and being together.
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The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, generous inside and out, true from start to finish. (John 1:14, MSG) It was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Autumn Hope by Ryan M. Roberts Autumn leaves flame out as they make their descent through the cool harvest air. Their brilliant colors wane under foot; broken and crushed into the darkening earth below. Yet even in death they yield... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Yesterday I slipped away from school for a couple of hours and attended and participated in Volney Johnson’s funeral. It was a grand occasion, celebrating a life well-lived and remembering an amazing man for the Lord. He lived for 95... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Lately, my journey finds me standing in front of Fifth Graders teaching things like Social Studies, Reading, Science, Writing and the “new Math.” This morning I awoke with story problems on my mind that needed solving—they were life problems, not... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Joshua 24:14-15, NIV “Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
"The power of photography is it freezes the moment. What you’re hoping with a still image is to create something that is frozen, so you look at it, but you can see the past and the future in that moment." - New York Times photographer Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Spend Time On the Playground
This moment contains all moments. ―C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce The other day I taught my final Senior Seminar class of the semester. With the end of the school year in sight it is interesting to hear college students say... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
You are the look on Christ’s face. You are the tone of his voice. You are the touch of his hands. —Paul Tripp. The phrase, “as undependable as intermittent streams,” jumped out at me from my daily Bible reading. Actually,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Andrew Peterson, one of my favorite artists (musician, writer), is coming out with a new album in a few days and the first early release track is titled, "Is He Worthy?" It is drawn from the context of Revelation 5... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
Today is Leona Roberts' 70th birthday! To her friends and family she is a fun, crazy, beautiful, passionate, hilarious, talented, caring person who is a joy, a hoot, a gift and a blessing to all. She is a lady filled... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Ryan's Ramblings
The woman to be admired and praised is the woman who lives in the Fear of God.(Prov. 31:30, MSG) Today is Dina’s birthday. What a blessing she is to her family, friends, students and colleagues. The fruit of her life... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
“There are some upon this earth of yours,” returned the Spirit, “who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
I just came across this video and had to share it. Andrew Peterson is one of my favorites. Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. –Annie Dillard My Dearest Dina, Look at us in this picture—just a couple of kids starting out on the adventure of life together. Wow, I loved you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
We all have songs that make up the soundtrack of our lives. They remind us of "moments" in time—like that first junior high dance, or the day we left home for college. Each song connects us with a memory, a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
A School Yard in Autum by Ryan M. Roberts Fall blankets the way; adorning the path as little feet scuffle off to class. Beauty abounds; in brilliance, color, leaves, and children. Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
The Dark Flames Into Light by Ryan M. Roberts As the sun rises it transforms night into day. The dark flames into light. So do the mercies of God; new again, they color our darkened lives. The result is beauty,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
This morning my Bible reading calendar led me to the first chapter of Colossians and Paul’s words in Colossians 1:5, jumped out at me, “. . . the faith and love that spring from the hope . . .” Wow,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
On October 13, the movie, “Goodbye Christoper Robin” opens in the United States and I can’t wait to see it. It looks to be, in-part, a bit of backstory to the books, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
I just came across this and had to share. Great music and such good news. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
It just keeps on coming, doesn’t it? Recently, I have encountered people, issues and situations that are just plain frustrating: -business agreements that have not been followed through on, -poor communication leading to unmet expectations and confusion, -and then there... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
Ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. Jeremiah 6:16 (NIV) Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings
Follow Me (An Easter Poem) by Ryan M. Roberts Where Jesus walked, the disciples followed; But not all the way. “Where I go, you cannot. You will follow later,” Was all that He would say. At midday prayers Peter’s words... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at Ryan's Ramblings