Burning Questions

I did a foolish thing. The night before last, I was in a flurry to serve dinner before I dashed out the door to a meeting. I turned the knob on the gas stove to high. I leaned forward, applying force to the wooden spoon, in an attempt to break the frozen glob of soup […]

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Seeing: the Lens

“It’s not about where you are, but how you see.” -Nature Photographer Marc Adamus All of life is about how you see. Each of us needs a lens to see properly. The lens of the Father’s love, Christ’s sacrifice, the Spirit’s care. Without the lens it doesn’t matter where we are. We are lost. With […]

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Wrestling and Releasing

It is the darkest hour. Blackness creeps in from outside and grips me.  I thrash left and right, worrying my covers as “what-if”s and “could-be”s twist me. I worry about my daughter, the one whose name means “God will provide”. I wrapped her life in that name, my arms wrapped around her for the first […]

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My Ministry

Some years ago my life took an unexpected turn and threw me bewildered into the wilderness of the soul. I wandered in circles, looking to thumb a ride on the first camel back to the easier life I had known before. But there were no quick rides out of trouble.  I longed for companionship, a […]

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