Remove sunglasses. Turn lights on. Stay in lane. As the tunnel entrance swallowed our car, I could hear our daughters in the back seat inhaling huge gulps of air, then becoming quiet as they heldRead more
A dark cloud approached on the horizon — a deep charcoal, threatening cloud signaling a storm with significant rain and fierce winds. The gray veil of the beginning drizzle began to settle over the mountain valley as the wind began its assault.
I sipped my coffee as I watched the sultry clouds deepen over the ridge.Read more
Sometimes God captures our attention and reveals His mighty power, the compelling evidence of who He is. September 29th reminds me of a time when God gained the attention of hundreds of people. So thatRead more
If we are not careful, we can stay stuck in one season of our life.
When we feel stuck let us recall these verses of hope, let go of what hinders our growth, make room for God to move, and press on in faith.
Blessed are those who hunger for a pure heart. Blessed are those who thirst for righteousness. There must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greedRead more
February 1976. New York City. Most of my friends know the story of how a transplanted New Yorker became a southern girl—after twelve impressionable years living in one of the largest cites in the world.Read more
These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edge sword. I know where you live–where Satan rules. Yet you remain true to my name. You have not renounced your faith in me, evenRead more
The first forty years of my life, my great-aunt Frances sent me letters of encouragement. A godly woman, she wanted to spur me on to walk with God. She always included the exhortation from ProverbsRead more
A previous picnicker must have left a smudge of something sweet along the table edge. A drop of jelly or a splash of lemonade. The source didn’t really matter, but I watched as an exploringRead more
Rejoice that your names are written in heaven! My Father was pleased to hide these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to you. Yes, for this is what pleased my Father. MyRead more