Month: July 2019

  • A Trip Down the Stairs

    Heal me, Oh Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise Jeremiah 17:14 If you fall head-first down a flight of stairs, you’ll be in the hospital for a week and your friends will feel sorry for you. But take an emotional tumble, that FEELS…

  • Plane Perspective

    The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the unfaithful are trapped in their own wickedness. Proverbs 11:5 My friend Jim once took me up in his Cessna for a short flight. As we cruised over the tilled fields at 3500 feet, large round bales of hay on the ground looked…

  • Promises, Promises

    People regularly make and break promises. God does not.

  • Don’t Feed the Fears

    So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 My family loves to celebrate Independence Day, but our little dog doesn’t. To say she’s afraid of fireworks is…

  • The Terrifying Toad

    I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:13 It’s baby toad season here at my GPS location. Dozens of them have taken over the yard: hopping around when I water the flowers, jumping into the house through opened doors. The other day, my wife and I stopped by a local nursery…

  • Do What’s Needed

    While David was at Horesh in the Desert of Ziph, he learned that Saul had come out to take his life. And Saul’s son Jonathan went to David at Horesh and helped him strength in God. 1 Samuel 23:15-16 One Spring evening in 1975, my family sat down to dinner–all but my oldest brother, who’d…