Unfolding

Unfolding

 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2) The day didn’t exactly start off with a bang. It was more like a whimper and a moan. My phone featured a totally black screen when I reached for it by the bedside table. No amount of...
Help Along the Way

Help Along the Way

“Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 124:8) One Friday afternoon Bill and I stepped inside an elevator, the door closed, the ascent began, and slam! We were jerked off our feet with a jolt as the interior lighting vanished. Neither...
Tiptoe

Tiptoe

“But as for me, my prayer is to you, O LORD. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.” (Psalm 69:13) I pause at the ocean’s edge of today, faint light streaming across the room as the morning yawns...
Giving Out

Giving Out

“And she went and did as Elijah said. And she and her household ate for many days. The jar of flour was not spent, neither did the jug of oil become empty according to the Word of the LORD that he spoke by Elijah.” (1 Kings 17:15-16) The widow had meager resources,...
Helper

Helper

“Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 124:8) Heavy-hearted and under siege, we hunker down and hide, fearful of the onslaught from the enemy intent on our destruction. At the very least, he plots to capture us in his cavern of...