Beyond Wealth

Beyond Wealth

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” (Psalm 16:11) Recently my friend Debbie presented me with a gift box created by a loving group of women I had been privileged to serve...
Gladness

Gladness

“But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they shall be jubilant with joy!” (Psalm 68:3) Possibly this might not be the time for gladness. Fear has sunk its fangs deep; malaise has crept in alongside. The unknown and ridiculous seem like permanent...
Delivery Room

Delivery Room

“And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12) It appears that joy is in short supply. Joy-stealers, robbers, and drainers hound our every move, wrestling our joy to the...
Life in Hand

Life in Hand

“Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for light by day and the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar – the LORD of hosts is his name.” (Jeremiah 31:35) The ocean sneaks up on the sand, fizzing and...
Exponential

Exponential

“I lift my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.” (Psalm 121:1-2) Invariably, the roughest places precede surprising joys.My husband Bill and I traveled to the Swiss alps this summer to celebrate our...