When There Is Nowhere to Turn: Wisdom From Above (Prov. 3:5-8); When Suffering Knocks on Our Door, Part 5; Only in Jesus, Part 25

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me." (John 14:1, NIV2)"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your...

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When God Says “NO”

"I have tickets for the KISS concert. Want to go?" My friend asked.As a hippie child, my answer was a resounding "Yes!" Of course I wanted to go. Who wouldn't want to hear Ace Frehley play lead guitar or Gene Simmons fork out his oversized tongue? Their makeup and...

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I sat on the back patio in my ole rocking chair to clear my head of all that was going on around me. I was overwhelmed and feeling very low. The night was so dark, not a star in the sky, no moon, no lights at all. I noticed a group of fireflies dancing through the...

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Decisions, Decisions

I face them every day. Some I give little thought to, but others I make only after great deliberation. My life has been filled with decisions. Enough to fill a book. Many of them minor, but quite a few major. I decided to get out of bed this morning and go to work. I...

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Clay Pots

"As the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are you in my hand." Jeremiah 18:6b“Hmm, this flower should be growing like crazy, with all this rain lately”, I mused. Sure enough, it had been raining and raining, so with plenty of summer sunshine to go with it, the plant...

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