Steady Till Sunset.

Aaron and Hur held his (Moses’) hands up–one on one side, one on the other–so that his hands remained steady till sunset. Exodus 17:12 When my daughter called, she was mentally exhausted, having wrestled with another round of anxiety (a chronic and unwelcome visitor).  Our conversation directed my thoughts to the scene in Exodus where […]

Outnumbered.

How precious to me are Your thoughts, O God. How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand. Psalm 139:17-18a I spent this past week serving as group leader at Big Stuf, a youth camp held at the same conference center each year in Panama […]

A Borrowing Problem.

Do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Matthew 6:34 I have a borrowing problem. It’s not that I won’t do it. On the contrary. I’m typically eager to share with someone in need. The problem comes when something is borrowed but when time […]

Throughout the Night.

Throughout the night the cloud brought darkness to the one side and light to the other side; so neither went near the other all night long. Exodus 14:20 (NIV) As Moses raised one hand over the Red Sea in obedience to God’s command, God drove the sea back with a strong east wind (vs 21) […]

Foot Watching.

“Where you go I will go…” Ruth 1:16 (NIV) It’s said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks (to which I disagree), but who knew you could learn new tricks from an old dog? Case in point…  Our beloved 14-year-old Fox Terrier, Dottie, expends a good deal of energy concentrating on our feet. The […]