What Lasts Forever

The Geranium

I was in a particularly difficult time in my life. Though I called on God, He did not seem to be listening. Or, if He was listening, He seemed to have failed to respond to my weary, weak, and broken pleas. My days were cold, dry, and barren, and truthfully, I saw...

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Hope for a New Year

"Even youths will become weak and tired, and young men will fall in exhaustion. But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint." (Isaiah 40:30-31...

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One Note, One Word

"Daddy let me play a song for you!" The young child said."Sure my love," her Daddy replied.The child positioned herself in front of the piano, carefully placed her fingers over the keys and played one note.Turning her head toward her father, she smiled as she waited...

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The Lifeline: Holding On, Part 4

"Hold fast to him and to serve him with all your heart and all your soul." (Josh 22:5 NIV)"Serve him and hold fast to him." (Deut 13:4 NIV)The HCMS Skeena, a Canadian destroyer commissioned on June 10, 1931, was a reliable warship that did its job well. It fought in...

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When Hope Fails

While writing this article I am overwhelmed with a sense of despair. I’m sure each reader can relate to this feeling, because most people go through a time where they are despondent and have lost the vigor that having a sense of hope brings. I know the feeling of...

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