“Even as we cling to the promises of divine truth, we scrutinize our natural world for answers that require supernatural solutions. Somehow we inherently believe that if we can understand the motivation and contextualization of our crisis, then we can contain it, reduce it, and eliminate it.” (Author Unknown) It’s encouraging to know that this … More Promises and Process
Hundreds of posts this week have regaled thanksgiving blessings mixed with multiple cyber sales, and many venture solidly into a coming Christmas season. It’s enough to make my overloaded inbox cry. I don’t want to be that article. Don’t get me wrong. I’m beyond grateful for God’s amazing blessings. As a matter of fact, I … More The Uncertainty of Life
Have you ever been warned? There’s plenty of warnings in our world. On cigarette packages, at the gas pump or by an exit door. Lawn signs tell us a house is protected, and TSA tries to protect us by telling us what we can’t take on airplanes. But what about the small voice in your … More Have We Been Warned?
Terrible situations deplete of us hope. It’s easy to lose hope when faced with hardship, broken relationships, illness or a crisis. Or perhaps we’ve been waiting for something to happen – a relationship restored, a loved one to be healed, a wayward child to come home – and it’s been a long, long wait. But … More Hope in Desperate Times
As the year winds down and winter winds blow us toward giving thanks and a white Christmas (unless you’re in Florida like I am), do you feel worn out? I do. This year has been one of the toughest of my life and though the calendar may say it will be over soon, the trials … More Are You Worn Out?
The past few months have devastated our nation with natural disasters in abundance. Fires, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and the tragic shooting in Las Vegas leave us reeling with anger, grief, questions and perhaps hopelessness. One nation under God. A nation begun by those seeking God’s ways and freedom to live in them the way they … More When Hope is Lost
Difficult times abound. Drought, terror, fires, disaster and personal challenges. Yesterday, I heard of a family who has been out of work for nearly three years, blown through all their severance, savings and retirement funds and don’t know how they will meet next month’s rent. I so get it. And as believers in an almighty … More Am I Missing Something?