Shelter from the Storms

Life can deliver some pretty horrendous ‘storms’.  Storms of nature can often be survived, by taking shelter inside or under sturdy structures that will not succumb to the powerful forces of nature. Psalm 55:1  Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me!  For my soul trusts in You; And in the shadow of […]

In The Midst Of Wolves


Sometimes I wonder why Jesus had no hesitation in sending his disciples out into a hostile environment. What did He want us to know when he warned his disciples? “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” Matthew 16:10 Jesus certainly […]

In Hours of Darkness


My granddaughters and I stood in awe as we left the steak-house one evening last week.  Against a backdrop of ominous black clouds, an enormous full moon hung in our Oklahoma sky.  I longed for a camera with a shutter speed fast enough to capture its beauty and splendor.  Instead, I took a deep breath and watched as the ebony clouds […]