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...
Leaves Behind

Leaves Behind

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” (James 1:17) It was hardly surprising how deeply our family felt the loss of the enormous tree that was felled years...
Inexplicable

Inexplicable

“When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.” (Psalm 91:15) My friend Joan is a remarkable lady. She wakes up each morning to find herself bound to the wheelchair that MS forced her into many years ago. Joan...
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...