Month: February 2022

  • The Inspection

    The Inspection

    This story first appeared as a guest post on Devotional Treasures. The other day I stopped at a local station to gas up my car. As I milled around, I noticed two signs that puzzled me. Near the window washing station a small placard read, “We prosecute ALL theft, such as drive offs and credit…

  • The Frozen Heart Softener

    The Frozen Heart Softener

    “See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness.”–Jesus, Luke 11:35

  • When Little is Much

    When Little is Much

    Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth with turmoil. Proverbs 15:16 (NIV) I had a friend in grad school who came from a rather wealthy family. I’ll call him Howard, because, to middle class me, he may as well have been Howard Hughes. His parents had a cabin in the…

  • Andy’s Coming!

    The third grader’s lined up in the hallway outside my classroom like always. Their teacher turned to leave, but then quickly spun around and said, “Andy’s coming!” Instantly, the whole class fell to the floor like a bunch of rag dolls. What in the world?! Then it dawned on me: they were acting out a…

  • From Stewing to Doing

    From Stewing to Doing

    Too worried to pray?

  • Have You “Set Your Face?”

    Have You “Set Your Face?”

    The power of proactivity.