Reaching Deep

Ever been asked a question that pushes you into the deep? It was an innocent enough question. It just poked me in a tender place. In a class I am taking, the professor asked, Who are your mentors in the faith? Both professors recounted certain family members in their formative years as having a great impact … Continue reading Reaching Deep

When Branches Break

My husband and I hiked a couple weeks back (those who read here often know we love hiking) and found a tree down on the trail. We hiked at that same park last week. The tree was still down. Late last week, I sat on our humble porch (which has become my watchtower). I hadn’t … Continue reading When Branches Break

Anti-Social Media

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, the living God. Where can I go and meet with God (Psalm 42:1-2). When you connect with other believers on social media, you anticipate finding God. When you blog or video about God, you … Continue reading Anti-Social Media

The Gift Upon the Gift

Did you ever receive something … a kind word snail mail a hug from your teenage son or a glimpse at His sun as it rises to overcome the darkness of night … At face value, this gift is tremendous. In our hurriedness, though, we brush past after the acknowledgement. The day’s tasks draw our … Continue reading The Gift Upon the Gift

Hear Our Prayer, Lord

Dear Lord, We remove our shoes and approach Your feet. We stand in powerful silence before You. After lifting our arms and praising Your holy name, we bow low to the ground. The burden is too heavy to bear, Lord. This plague has not only caused death, sickness, unemployment, depression and anxiety … Lord, it … Continue reading Hear Our Prayer, Lord