I’m familiar with the stories of two women who each lived what I would deem a “miserable” life. Their husbands were the primary reason many days were spent in a living hell. One had settled into her dutiful role as a wife decades before she, at last, stumbled into the great respite that is “Heaven.” … Continue reading What’s Your Soul Worth?
When following Christ, trust the journey. Trust the rocky places will remind you how treacherous life can be, and to not get in a hurry. Take your time and mind your footing. Trust that the twists and turns will remind you of life's unpredictable nature. Slow down. God knows the tribulations around the next corner, … Continue reading Trust the Journey
Truly God is good. But as for me, I almost lost my footing. My feet were slipping, and I was almost gone. Seriously. Ya see, I envied the proud when I saw them prosper (despite their wickedness). They seem to live such painless lives, ya know? Their bodies are so healthy and strong. They don’t … Continue reading A Question for the Ages…
When trouble, trials and pain hit, our first thoughts are normally: "Why me?" "What did I do to deserve this?" What's funny is we're arrogant enough to think, "Nobody hurts like I do." A big, financial burden lands flat on our front lawn and we tell ourselves nobody suffers like we do. Our back goes … Continue reading Boot Camp for the Coming War
If you’ve followed my blogs for any length of time you’ll recall me waxing poetic about the amazing European journey I was blessed to partake in last year. I accompanied my son, Trey, on his senior high school trip to England and Scotland in March, 2017. It was truly the most incredible vacation I’ve had in … Continue reading Staring Out the Window (aka “Enjoy the Journey”)
A couple weeks ago I met my son, my daughter and grandkids for lunch. We were all laughing, joking and having fun, as we do most of the time, when I witnessed a moment that broke my heart. It was just that; a mere twinkling of time. It lasted about six seconds, and I’ll bet … Continue reading You are Beautiful in the Eyes of God