New Shoes for Christmas.

Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous. Proverbs 2:20 This Christmas, I purchased a few pair of new shoes for my two daughters. It made me stop and consider what was so exciting about giving that particular gift. In the case of someone who […]

Immeasurably More Than All I Ask or Imagine.

Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine… to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen! Ephesians 3:20-21 The unexpected chat with Mr. Wonderful hit her hard. I mean, like she was completely blindsided. Through the phone, […]

I Love Them, Too.

Make sure there is no root among you that produces such bitter poison. Deuteronomy 29:18b After dealing with a heart-scraping conflict with another person over nine months ago, I made eye contact again. With hopeful aticipation, I eased oh so carefully into conversation. Had time healed the other’s wound? To my horror, it hadn’t. Silly […]

Only 8 Hours.

I was in prison and you came to visit me. Matthew 25:36b I participate in a prison ministry called Forgiven Prison Ministry (http://www.forgivenministry.org). It was founded by Scottie Barnes several years ago and is headquartered in the foothills of North Carolina. Scottie grew up as the daughter of an inmate. Her father eventually came to […]

Insult Not Thy Creator.

The way we continually talk about our own inability is an insult to the Creator. O. Chambers. Now here was a different angle. What I’d once considered a humble attitude and drew people toward God, actually slapped the Creator in the face. He’s mighty glad for what He made. The Potter is pleased. God saw […]

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