My husband and I tell the story differently. He claims he had just ridden his bicycle home from a friend’s house. The garage door was closed, so he propped the bike against the wall of the house. The bike slipped, so he bent over to pick it up. I claim I was talking on the phone when I heard mysterious… Read More
God wants you to use the gifts he has given you. You won’t wait five years to be brave, will you?
If the place God is taking you is scary, and you have that out-of-control feeling…
Someone may have to shampoo my hair for me today, because I spent a long time bent over in the garden yesterday, weeding rows of potatoes and spinach. My arms and shoulders are sore. Gardening makes Tim Keller’s words, in Counterfeit Gods, more meaningful to me today: When you “pull your emotions up by the roots,” as it were, you will… Read More
This is what the king has: Almost 600,000 brave fighting men equipped with shields, spears, and bows. (See 2 Chronicles 14:8-15 NIV for the whole story.) This is what he prays: Lord, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us. We rely on you. In your name we have come against this vast army…. Read More
I woke up the Monday after Mother’s Day, to read that almost 20 people were injured by a shooter in a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans. Brutality picks up speed. The saying goes, “There’s a place for everything and everything in its place.” But there’s no place in the mind to put the testimony of the one who saw… Read More