Dedicated to the Cause

She started in middle school and continued through high school-even when she couldn't breathe.My daughter loved all sports but was only involved in two-cross country and track. As soon as school was over, the team assembled for stretches before beginning their daily...

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A Different Season

"There is a time for everything. He has made everything beautiful in its time. I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it." Ecclesiastes 3:1, 11, 14We strolled casually along, crunching dry leaves...

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The Expert

Proverbs 16:3 "Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed." NIVWe had been trying to get satellite TV for five years. Several knowledgeable people had spent much time seeking to locate the signal for our dish but failure always ensued. We even...

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Eyes on Me

Galatians 5:7 - You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? (NKJV)Every day, I walk my dog, Sparky, down a long trail with woods on both sides. It's good exercise for both of us. He loves to sniff around and run back and forth while I just sort of plod...

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Grand Theft

1 Corinthians 6:19b-20a - You are not your own ... for you were bought at a price. (NKJV)Sitting in a booth in a Shari's Restaurant the other day with a friend, I looked outside as someone's car alarm was blaring incessantly. I wondered what was taking the guy in the...

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Let Go and Let God

In March 2010 nothing was going well for me. As a result of personal problems coupled with a job I was unhappy in, I was growing bitterer and more discontent every day. I have had a firm belief in the existence of a higher power directing the steps of humans and...

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The Lord Needs It

Luke 19:34 - They replied, "The Lord needs it."I wonder how much our faith would affect our daily lives if we lived to serve Christ’s needs instead of our own? Is that even possible? Would our churches be filled with people on Sundays because the Lord needed them to...

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