Embracing the Process

“Now may the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13, NASB). Disliking the Presidential Fitness events of junior and senior high, I dutifully but half-heartedly participated in the process. Achieving awards for athletic accomplishments didn’t interest […]

With Me

“The LORD will command His lovingkindness in the daytime; And His song will be with me in the night, A prayer to the God of my life.” – Psalm 42:8, NASB Weary, empty I cry out to You, the One who fills Restless and pained I reach out for Your comforting embrace.   Life. It […]

Keeper of the Heart

“And I saw heaven opened; and behold, a white horse, And He who sat upon it is called Faithful and True …” – Revelation 19:11 Betrayed. The word itself communicates heartache. Have you ever been betrayed? Unfortunately many of us can respond, “Yes.” For what or whom? The possibilities range from hurtful to gut wrenching to […]

All the Difference

“But you when you pray, go into your inner room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will repay you.” ~ Matthew 6:6 It’s called worry. And it’s a sin. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night–only […]

For Precious Chloe …

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” – Romans 8:18 She’s only eleven. My daughter’s friend: sweet, endearing, engaging Chloe Scott recently was diagnosed with bone cancer. Oh … words fail. A child dealing with such […]

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