I had not known of author Rachel J. Good at this time last year, and yet I have now read four of her books. She has a way of introducing very interesting aspects of Amish life. Kyle struggled with guilt and grief from his past. And he dealt with pride […]
Hide not your face from me. Turn not your servant away in anger, O you who have been my help. Cast me not off; forsake me not, O God of my salvation! For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the LORD will take me in. Psalm 27:9-10 I can’t […]
Several of the guys in the office constantly pulled pranks on each other. I’ll never forget the time Gerry left the office only to find his truck had been wrapped quite thoroughly with shipping plastic! To the degree that he couldn’t possibly pull it off – he had to carefully […]
“Why should I lock my computer? This is a Christian ministry,” Rick asked me when I questioned him leaving it unlocked in a high-traffic common area. I sometimes wonder at the false sense of security that working for a large Christian organization brings to those who are there. We work […]
I have seen personally the devastation that can result from a fire. What can start as just a little spark can rage out of control and decimate everything in its path. In the book of James, a tongue that gets out of control is described to be like a fire, […]
As the shore faded away in the distance, I remembered a very important detail. I get seasick. Having not been on many boats in my life, it is easy to see why I would forget this important detail. The interesting thing about this is that if I can see land, […]
Our Christmas tree was the kind that had to be assembled. It was always a family effort.
There he sits, patiently watching. Waiting. Hopeful. Confident. This affectionate cat knows that I don’t feed him first and he is okay with that. Despite having to be second, once I’m done feeding Felix, he hurries over to me and rubs and rubs and rubs. And boinks his head against […]
Applause echoed through the room. There were even a few whistles and cheers.
“Lookin’ for Love in All the Wrong Places” croons Johnny Lee. This song from the 1980’s was on the top of the charts for a few weeks – most likely because so many people can relate only too well.