Is It Possible to Turn Crisis into Opportunity?

Let’s be honest. This time of the COVID-19 pandemic has been very weird. Being home this much is…unnatural to most of us. Is there a way we can embrace this opportunity for spiritual growth? Could […]

Are You In a Battle?

   The Battle is the Lord’s! “They were helped in fighting them, and God handed the Hagrites and all their allies over to them, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered […]

With a Little Help From My Friends

“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.”   Gal. 6:2 It is interesting that Jesus trained his disciples to think of themselves as a community, not as individuals trying to […]

Time and Truth go hand in hand.

“Time and Truth go hand in hand.” I heard this phrase years ago and it really stuck with me.  In time, the truth shows up. Proverbs 18:17 says, “The first to plead his case seems […]

Yearning to Connect

Hebrews 10:24-25 “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the […]

Disappointment

Disappointment – What a dramatic word. According to the dictionary disappointment is, “sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations.” All of us have encountered it, felt its pain and some […]

Becoming a Pearl

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature […]

We All Die.

Yes, We All Die. Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear […]

A Recipe for Living

By my own admission, I’m a simple cook with limited abilities. I have a few “go-to” recipes in my culinary repertoire — but truth be told, I don’t enjoy cooking. More than two decades of […]

Overventing?

I went through a very painful experience involving some extended family members earlier this year. I was so hurt, I couldn’t even talk about what had happened.  It took me days before I could  tell […]