The Lone Smartie.

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world,  but be transformed (changed from the inside out) by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:2 Years ago one of my children discovered something crazy unique within a package of Smarties. “Hey, Mom. Look at this.” I held it, squinting. Sure enough, one of […]

(Only) Room For Two.

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door  and pray to your Father, who is unseen…” Matthew 6:6. “Want me to book you a studio suite?” “Sounds perfect.” My husband tapped the keyboard. “One week or two?” Like a kid with a bowl of M&M’s I didn’t hesitate to grab more. “Two.” […]

The Liberty Bell That Still Rings.

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1  The Liberty Bell, a venerated national icon originally cast in London in 1752. As the city of Philadelphia expanded, Isaac Norris, speaker of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, saw the […]

A Boy and His Toad.

“He is most happy when he has something living in his hands.” After the little boy discovered his precious toad in the wooded property he gripped it fiercely. A smile of contentment and pride plastered his face. Keeping a cautious eye on his toad when he held it for me to see and, er, share […]

A Last Moment Alone.

This week, a guest post written by Tirsa Mazariegos, a dear friend from Guatemala and a radiant servant of the living God. She was the interpreter and trusted guide for the Corinth Reformed Church ( mission team last April. Be prepared for the Lord to awaken your soul with her story… Happy Friday everyone! My […]