Me & My Five Husbands.

The woman (at Jacob’s well) said to Him (Jesus), “Sir, give me this water so that I won’t get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water.” He told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.” “I have no husband,” she replied. Jesus said to her, “You are right when you say […]

Newer Views.

I lift up my eyes to the hills – where does my help come from?  My help comes from the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2 On Monday afternoon October 23rd around 4:30 PM, an EF-2 tornado struck several counties in western North Carolina – including mine. After the ferocious funnel touched down, it […]

Behind Door #1.

He knows the secrets of the heart. Psalm 44:21b You know the game show where a contestant is given three doors to choose from. Behind each, a surprise awaits him. It might be a lifetime supply of rubber bands or an Alaskan cruise or luxury furnishings for his home. Or perhaps a few goats (which, […]

No Longer Useful.

Blessed are those whose ways are blameless,     who walk according to the law of the Lord. Psalm 119:1 A person of interest – a phrase used in law enforcement referring to one who is a suspect in a crime. Searching for truth in questioning separates those who might be truly guilty from those who are […]

Neither Brother.

This disposition – ‘I am my own god’ – may work out in decorous morality or in indecorous immorality, but it has the one basis, my claim to my right to myself….When our Lord faced men… He looked at something we do not see – the disposition.  O. Chambers In the familiar Parable of the […]