As I walked along the cornfield, it was as if the corn was alive. I watched the acres of leaves moving back and forth in the breeze and I was mesmerized. The beauty of nature often takes my thoughts to the Lord and His Word. This particular morning I was walking Henry and Bella. I noticed… Continue reading You Know We’re Running a Race, Right?
I used to be a "News Junkie". I kept my TV on cable news for hours each day - Not any more! Every news channel spins the news to fit their agenda. Information is "leaked" to make political opponents look bad. Neither side tells the whole story. So I quit watching. I can't fix politics,… Continue reading Illegal Immigrants: What To Do
When my son was 6 years old, we moved from the quaint rural town of Auburn (population 1,300) to the basketball capital of the world - Lexington, Kentucky! As a young adult, I had driven in heavy traffic in St. Louis, but apparently you can get rusty and I've never had a great sense of direction anyway. … Continue reading It’s Just About Time – A True Story
Is your heart breaking? Are you in deep despair? Is depression crushing you? Even when you think you can't hang on, God will hang on to you. No matter what life is throwing at you, no matter how weak your faith might be right now, God will hold you fast. How do I know? I… Continue reading Think You Can’t Hang On?
When I do all the talking, I can't hear God! That's right. You heard me right. Do you ever have that problem? Prayer isn't just talking. It's listening, too. Sometimes, in my eagerness to write, I rush ahead of God. When I don't wait on Him, I make mistakes - not horrible mistakes, but my… Continue reading Dear Christian Writer
“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.” – Corrie Ten Boom Imagine Jesus going with you out the door every morning. Wherever you're… Continue reading How To Have a Powerful Ministry (No Matter Where It Is)
Corrie Ten Boom was a prisoner and survivor of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. If anyone ever had a reason to worry, it was her. Because they hid Jews in their home during WWII, Corrie, her sister, and their elderly father were imprisoned in "the deepest hell that man can create". Following are some quotes on worry from… Continue reading Worry Is Like a Rocking Chair