A Sad Christmas

Psalm 42:1-2; 5-6 "As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?""Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet...

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Inner Power

A rush of it causes people to do things they’re normally incapable of or wouldn’t otherwise do.Part of the body’s flight or fight process, adrenaline is a hormone produced by the body’s adrenal glands during periods of high stress or anxiety. With an adrenaline rush,...

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Little White Suitcase

I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint. Jeremiah 31:25Many years ago our first grader, little white suitcase in hand, was ready to leave in search of a better place. She had been invited to go to her room to think over some behavior, and apparently thought it...

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Spooky Things

Romans 8: 35, 37-39 "Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death...

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As the year rushes towards its end here in the mountains of my home, changes are everywhere. The sunlight suddenly seems scarce. The blue skies are more gray. The leaves have fallen and the trees are bare. The grass has gone yellow and snow will be coming soon.The...

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Emerging Victorious

"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, "For Your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered." No, in all...

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Feeling Forgotten

"Suddenly, the angel of the LORD appeared to him as a blazing fire in a bush." Exodus 3:2 NLT The deed had been done-as ugly as it was, and now I was feeling forgotten.Marital breakups are never easy. No matter who's at fault, the breakup can leave each partner...

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