THE LANGUAGE OF LAMENT There was hardly a dry eye in the room. One by one men and women got up to read aloud a lament they had written. There were tears as we lamented for girls who are enslaved, for parents and grandparents […]
I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. (Psalm 121:1-2 ESV) Where does my help come from? I love this psalm that tells us our help is from […]
Build is the #FiveMinuteFriday word today. As you know we usually write for five minutes without stopping to edit. I’ll have to admit I took about half an hour to write this, but it came from my heart, pretty much unedited. Stone By Stone […]
(The following questions about freedom were asked during a conference call with an online group I was in a couple of years ago. This post is a revised version of the original.) WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU? What does it look like, sound […]
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God […]
I remember mid-afternoon times. Kids were fussy. I was tired and wondered if I’d have strength to finish the day. Maybe you can identify.
Today is dark, windy and cool. I wanted something to brighten it up, so I reviewed this prayer of thanksgiving I wrote. May it bless you!