Drawing Near: Make Me Faithful

“In the beginning God created…” Genesis 1:1, NASB “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17   Loving Father, Creator of this sky that fascinates me, Painter of its splendid blue, You’re matchless. Maker of white clouds puffing around, You’re […]

Doing Life: Someone God Can Work With. And Through.

“For how can I endure to see the calamity which shall befall my people, and how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?” Esther 8:6, NASB Her heart for her people transcends time. Queen Esther’s sacrificial concern for fellow Jews still stands out, beckoning us to care that much. Or at least […]

Less Selfish, More Loving – A Book Review of Choosing Him All Over Again

As a young wife, Juana Mikels was vivacious, attractive, and multi-talented. She was also selfish. Leaving her husband of three years, she put her needs and desires first while placing her marriage vows behind. Choosing Him All Over Again: A Story of Romance & Redemption has re-awakened my desire to pursue unselfishness. Because I am selfish […]

Seeing … and Accepting

“For in Him we live and move and exist …” Acts 17:28, NASB “I looked in the mirror and wondered who that woman was,” my then 50-year-old friend remarked. “I still felt 20-something in my mind,” she continued. Evidently what she saw and how she felt didn’t mesh. That conversation casually occurred over 20 years […]

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