Forgotten. But Not…

  It lay dead–a scarlet red cardinal tragically, permanently positioned on its side.  Seeing its lifeless body sorrowed me and cast gloom over my garden, which otherwise delights me. I kept meaning to gently move this once-lovely bird’s body into the woods. But viewing it only from a certain vantage point in my office, I forgot. […]

God of Life

  Saturday–my day set to minister outside the abortion clinic–quickly approaches. I’m somewhat nervous. Slightly afraid. And feeling unprepared. But how does one prepare to stand and interact with those intent on destroying life within the womb? A daughter’s womb … girlfriend’s womb … her own womb? The atrocity of what takes place day after […]

Unwanted … But Wanted

“… blood is on their hands … when they had slaughtered their children for their idols …”   Ezekiel 23:37, 39 Wooden stakes laced with plastic orange netting decorated the beach. Early morning caretakers diligently visited these areas where sea turtle eggs awaited hatching. An exciting time, the arrival of these creatures clearly classified as […]

Secret Weapon

“But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8 Last week my son had senior pictures taken in downtown Hickory. Asking for help, a homeless man approached. “My girlfriend is two months pregnant …” he began. The photographer kindly gave him $5 and off […]

Silent No More

“for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses.” – 2 Corinthians 10:4 Etched in my memory, the sight of her replays in my mind. She arrived at the abortion clinic with her mother. Evidently tears coursed down her cheeks as a woman representing Cities4Life […]

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