God’s peace releases an inner confidence that cements faith in place. It’s power calms the calamity within an anxious heart just as certain as Jesus calmed the raging seas which terrified His disciples.
Lately I’ve realized how much time I spend doing “something.” Even when I’m waiting for doctor appointments, my girls to get out of school, or a sports activity, etc – I’m doing something. Often it’s checking my messages, texting someone, reading a magazine or book I need to catch up on, writing an article, playing […]
Sometimes we think we are all alone. A doctor diagnoses terminal illness. A long-time spouse betrays us. A friend walks away from us. Sometimes it doesn’t take a traumatic situation, or drastic circumstance. We can sense a time of alone-ness in everyday routine. In fact, most people face these times because of routine. Schedules are […]
I once broke a washing machine by adding a few pairs of jeans into my load of towels. I wanted to save time. I wanted to conserve water, laundry soap, and electricity. However, sometimes I spin my wheels with all my efforts. I end up just like my washtub, stuck in the spin cycle. When I broke our washer, […]
When it comes to God’s creation, I know very little, but stand in awe of its intricate complexities. When I snapped the photo of this boulder on top of Mt. Scott in Oklahoma’s Wichita Mountains, I was amazed at the various hues and colors that clung to its surface. It seems like a gigantic piece of […]
I’ve had a busy week. Some things I had planned; other things interrupted my plans and redirected my efforts and energies. In the course of the week, I encountered so many folks with overwhelming problems. Some were mourning the loss of loved ones. Some struggled with physical ailments; others dealt with job losses. One faces […]