Tuning Out the Enemy

Psalm 31:14,18 “But I trust in you, O LORD; I say, ‘You are my God.’ My times are in your hands; deliver me from my enemies… let their lying lips be silenced…”   Satan and his cohorts are ever striving to convince us that our work is in vain, that we are useless to God and others. He whispers, “it’s …

P.A.I.N.

Pain. “Pitiless. Autocrat. Inconvenient. Nemesis…” These were my thoughts one morning as I sat hunched, my body held hostage by the pain of an ongoing illness. Having been led (sometimes dragged) light years beyond the debilitating point of view, “Why this? Why me?” I slid my Bible down onto my knees and opened it. Expecting relief on some level at …

Change of Season: Change of Heart

For many, autumn ushers in a time of thanksgiving. For me, however, it initiated a time of personal transformation. After a miserable, sleepless night, I was in need of some serious coffee. As I staggered down the hall and into the kitchen, I noticed my husband hunched at the table, fruitlessly seeking the cooperation of his indifferent computer. I shuffled past him, ignoring …

Honor a Veteran Today

Somebody’s precious father, mother, son, daughter, spouse, and/or friend sacrificed their life so I could enjoy my father, laugh with my mother, take my son to play football, admire my daughter’s beauty, hug my spouse and have coffee with my friend.  Take time to honor a Veteran today.