The sky was dark, not even a glimmer of dawn forcing its way through the storm clouds that smothered the eastern horizon. The bedroom windows were open, and the sound of driving rain filled my ears as a flash of lightning broke through my sleep. I awoke just in time for the bone-rattling crash of […]
I am untangling what I believe and who I am and all the words that my God says about me . . .
Things seem pretty dark in this little spot where I am, where Jesus promised I would have the light of life.
The promise of God With Us is a promise for today.
The calendar is full and getting fuller; the bank account is empty and getting emptier. The to-do list lengthens each day, and the radio blares out commercials and “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” and the latest political scandal. The children fight and yell, run around full of manic energy, flop around bored. It is […]
I know I’m supposed to walk by faith and not by sight. But I want to see Him.
On darkest nights the stars shine clearest . . .
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father in heaven.
She came, as she journeyed, to a desert. She filled up her pack with all the comforts and survival gear she could stuff into it. Her pack was heavy but she bowed beneath the load and took a step into the sand “You know,” said her Guide, “You don’t need that pack. I have everything […]
It became one of my favorite hymns during my freshman year of college– half my life ago. We would gather together and my friend Jonathan would play his guitar and we’d all sing, and I’d close my eyes and sing the harmony and feel the peace of the words wash over me– “It is well […]