God and Good Parenting

God and Good Parenting

As I watched the child throw himself on the ground to have a tantrum, I remembered my days of “Terrible Twos” with both my boys. I felt great compassion for this parent. Many parents have gone through this very scene with their 2,3,4,5,6… year old. There have been...
True Rest

True Rest

Rest. Sometimes it seems to evade us. Most times, we avoid it. Rest is not just about a good night’s sleep. Although, I would really like to have one of those! I woke up this morning with the desire to experience some good rest. As I went to do my devotions, the...
Life is a Stage

Life is a Stage

As I watched my son on his high-school stage and moving in one of his areas of gifting and talent, I couldn’t be more proud. He sung his heart out and did everything with such excellence. I knew he had practiced hard. For days and months, he learned lines and...
Is God Good?

Is God Good?

As the words from the doctor’s lips reached our ears, and grief made itself known through my mother’s question “Is God good?”, I knew I had to find the answers that wouldn’t necessarily change the way we felt but would help us to focus on...
Through the Shadow

Through the Shadow

What is a shadow? We all know the answer to that rhetorical question. When light is blocked and darkness appears, we experience a shadow. When there is looming loss, our hearts, our minds, our bodies feel the shadow coming closer and closer. We know when we feel like...
The Sun Always Rises

The Sun Always Rises

Everyday that we wake up, is a blessing. We may not feel good but it is a good day because God is good and God is with us. In nature it may be a cloudy day. The sun may not be seen, but the fact that a new day is being experienced testifies to the fact that the sun...