I Forgot…so what have you done for me lately?

Some troublemakers among them wanted better food, and soon all the Israelites began complaining. They said, “We want meat! We remember the fish we ate for free in Egypt. We also had cucumbers, melons, leeks, […]

Rhythm

I’ve chosen a “Word” for the year for–I cannot even remember how many years. Last year, my word was “Rhythm.” And I did try to establish more of a healthy “rhythm” in my life.   I […]

Security

The older I get, the more I think the world is getting crazy.  I would like things to feel more secure. Where do we find security? Where do you find security? Ever since 9/11, 2001, […]

The “Present”!

This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. –Psalm 118:24 I made a remark to a friend about how quickly time was passing by. Then it hit […]

Christmas Time is Love.

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live […]

Questions from Henri Nouwen

Nouwen is one of my favorite authors. He wrote from his personal experience and his transparency ministered to thousands of people. I recently read a few questions he posed in one of his books: Did […]

Grace to be Authentic

Toward the end of his life, Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was asked what person in history he would most like to have been.  He responded by saying he would most like to have been […]

Trust

Brennan Manning, one of my favorite authors, said, “The faith that animates the Christian community is less a matter of believing in the existence of God than a practical trust in His loving care under […]

Beyond!!

As it says in Ephesians 3:20, God really is,  “…able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think…” God continually goes beyond my expectations.  I saw this once again as my husband Brian […]