When God Sends the Carpathia.

He reached down from on high and took hold of me; He drew me out of deep waters…He brought me out into a spacious place; He rescued me because He delighted in me. Psalm 18:16, 19 When the British passenger liner, the RMS Titanic, set out to sea on April 10, 1912, it was both […]

The Problem With Beautifully Rounded Grapes.

Whoever believes in Me, as the Scripture has said,  streams of living water will flow from within him.  John 7:38 How wonderful to be filled with streams of God’s living water. Water gives life. Without it, I die. You die. We all die. The problem comes when I, a Believer, filled beyond the brim with […]

Dance Anyway.

You turned my wailing into dancing… Psalm 30:11a The word DaNcE evokes romantic thoughts of celebration, fun, laughter — thus the reason it isn’t customary to dance at a funeral (even when said funeral is billed as ‘A celebration of the life of, say, Sally Sue because everybody knows Sally Sue is now dancing up […]

How the Farmer Waits.

See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. James 5:7 With the onslaught of Hurricane Harvey that slammed into the Gulf of Mexico last week, bringing a deluge of devastating floodwaters to the folks in Houston (aka my home town), […]

Choosing My Own Thickness.

“…I have learned to be CoNtEnT whatever the circumstances.“ Philippians 4:11b Years ago I was introduced to a woman who made her own whole wheat bread for her family. Through a co-op, she purchased large buckets of hard spring white and/or red wheat berries and ground them with a counter top, electric grain mill* into […]