That Dog Bites.

Watch our for those dogs, those men who do evil, those mutilator of the flesh. Philippians 3:2 Years ago, I found myself in a tricky relationship. One where I never knew when or if what I’d said would be taken wrong, misconstrued, received as grossly offensive or insulting. Like when I said ‘good’ but he […]

Who’s Waiting for Whom?

Jesus did not answer a word. Matthew 15:23 Ever been in those awkward and annoying situations when you’re waiting for someone only to find, as the minutes, hours or days slip away, she’s been waiting for you? Give it up for miscommunication between humans. Much in modern times has been written about waiting — as […]

Until It Pleases Him.

All the ways of the Lord are loving and faithful. Psalm 25:10a If I had a husband who was easily manipulated (he is not), I’d probably request foolish things like, “Today would be a good day for red roses, you know.” And my front door would be ringing within the hour with an impressive floral […]

Stand By.

I am coming soon. Revelation 3:11a I’d texted a cop friend of mine, asking if she’d conduct a little investigative magic around headquarters and determine what brand and scent of lip balm a mutual friend uses so I could include it with her birthday gift. Stand by. #coplingo 🙂  I glanced at her text. My […]

The Trouble with Fingerprints.

Those who know the Lord do not put forth their own hand and bring things about. T. Austin Sparks, On Knowing God (1930) At the conclusion of our meeting together, the woman startled me with her words. “Once you’ve got your fingerprints all over a matter God won’t use it.” Rising from my chair, I […]

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