The God Who Stays

The God Who Stays

I don’t know what it is, but I can’t seem to get myself (and kids) to church on Sundays lately. I wish I knew what was causing my hesitation. In the past, we’ve been regulars. Besides being in a global pandemic, I don’t believe I have any valid...
Clenched Fists

Clenched Fists

I didn’t even realize my hands were clenched into fists. I wasn’t holding anything physical. I was holding on to my desire for control. Our oldest just left for a drive and because of my Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, I got anxious. Is he going to get into an...
Removing the Dross

Removing the Dross

Have you ever had to polish silver? Perhaps your grandmother’s flatware for a fancy dinner or a necklace that may have tarnished a bit? It’s a tedious process but the end result is well worth it. Proverbs 25:4 says, “Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith...
Who Can Be Against Us?

Who Can Be Against Us?

“If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 (ESV) Read that again. If God is for us, who can be against us? Unfortunately, at this particular time I could actually make a list of who’s against me. Could you? I pray not. As I think of those who are against...
When I Am Afraid

When I Am Afraid

I had just flown three hundred miles with our son via Life Flight. It was negative twenty degrees outside and within less than an hour, I was in the middle of a city I didn’t know…facing uncertainty and many questions. My husband wasn’t allowed to fly with us, so he...