Dear Mom,I read a post of Facebook the other day where a mom was telling her adult kids what she really wanted for Mother's Day. In short: Time with them. I agree. Being a mom myself I feel the exact same way. But since we're far apart and don't spend as much time together as… Continue reading A Tribute To My Mom
I'm sitting her in my PJ's in a quiet house, waiting for my oatmeal to finish cooking. I pull up my Bible app on my phone and read the verse of the day: Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation.- Psalm 68:19I chuckle and sigh. Daily bears us up. I… Continue reading a fellowship of bearing up
"See it as a chance to die."It's what I heard walking in the back door after kicking my shoes off with the scattered shoes from every other person in my family. I saw all those shoes, not even in simple pile, and thought of all the times I've bent over to pick up shoes and… Continue reading A meditation on saving my life
(My rockhound kids with his geode finds from Payson last weekend. More on that another post.)I'm still here. It's been a full couple of weeks. Mostly full of sickness. UGH!Tomorrow I get to teach the 3rd and 4th graders at Pathway one of my favorite sections of the Bible. The part where the lady pours… Continue reading Quiet time
Committing Colossians to my heart, this struck me:...being strengthened with all power according to His glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and giving joyful thanks to the Father... Colossians 1:11-12aWe Christ-clinging ones, we have heard and believed and desire to live a life worthy of the Lord, though we know… Continue reading Got power?
I really like epic movies. You know, good battles evil enduring much suffering and even death to overcome and ultimately triumph for the rescue of many. Its a thread of truth which seems to run through so many of our imaginings in movies and books. In none of these tales do the heroes or heroins… Continue reading Our Epic