Category: Faith

  • Head over Heals

    Head over Heals

    I was fifteen years old when I found my first real girlfriend. To say I was smitten is putting it mildly. I followed “Sweet Thing,” as my family called her, around like a love sick puppy. One day, she wanted to leave our high school campus at lunch time, so I walked with her a […]

  • It’s Time to Sing?

    It’s Time to Sing?

    Early one crisp morning I stepped out on the back porch, coffee mug in hand. It was late February, and there was still snow on the ground. And that’s when I heard it: bird song! A male cardinal sat in our leafless butterfly bush singing his heart out–at 36 degrees Fahrenheit! “How do you know […]

  • God Believes in You

    God Believes in You

    Heaven’s employee of the month.

  • Find the Good

    Find the Good

    “But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2:9 Pastorpete51 of Praise2worshipdotnet recently shared a superb story about the mother of Jesus from a fresh angle. Mary’s Treasure focuses on the fact that this young (very pregnant) woman had just traveled a considerable distance and then given birth in […]

  • The Little Girl and God

    Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:13-14 (NKJV) My wife and I used to teach […]

  • 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 […]