A Look At The Shame Of The Cross

A Look At The Shame Of The Cross

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12.2   Have you ever wondered what would have happened if Pilate and...

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Prepare Your Heart and Avoid Evil

Prepare Your Heart and Avoid Evil

And he did evil, because he did not prepare his heart to seek the Lord. 2 Chronicles 12:14   Rehoboam, the Unwise King Rehoboam was the forth king of Israel. Unlike his father, Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, and his grandfather, David, a man after God’s own...

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Uncertain of how to proceed? Read the Bible

Uncertain of how to proceed? Read the Bible

Have you ever started using something only to discover you didn’t know how to use it as well as you thought you did? A year ago I bought a new electric toothbrush. I didn’t look at the instructions because, you know, it’s an electric toothbrush. What more could there...

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God Shows His Delight by Surprising Me

God Shows His Delight by Surprising Me

I love looking at birds. God’s imagination must have been working overtime when He created them. His delight in creating such variety is evident. There are so many varieties in amazing colors designed just for their habitat and food source. Summer and fall migration...

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How a Father’s Gift Displayed His Love

How a Father’s Gift Displayed His Love

“Do you know you have a dad who loves you, buying you such a great bike?” I asked the young boy at the bicycle shop. My husband and I were there purchasing new bikes and I’d been watching the lad for over an hour as he expressed only mild interest in his father’s...

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Technology and the God Who Doesn’t Need It

Technology and the God Who Doesn’t Need It

Several months ago my husband and I met my brothers-in-law and their wives for lunch. Not being certain of where the restaurant was, I opened the map app on my phone and started typing in the name of the restaurant. Before I’d made it through all the letters, I had...

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Footprints Across Time

Footprints Across Time

Walking on the beach is great fun and many people enjoy it. On a recent visit to Florida, I had several opportunities to do just that. I can get caught up in simple pleasures, so it was fun to leave footprints in the sand and then watch the oncoming waves slowly wash...

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The Joy of a Good Story

The Joy of a Good Story

I love a good story! I love to see how characters develop and the storylines emerge. The best stories are the ones in which the ending can’t be predicted early on. Unexpected twists and turns not only make for a good story, they tell us something about real life. And...

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