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