Category: Trials

WORDS THAT WOUND

WORDS THAT WOUND

Have your children ever spoken words that left wounds so deep you didn’t know how they’d heal? Mine have. Thankfully, they haven’t been the kind spoken by ungrateful, entitled, and all-knowing teenagers. I’m still a couple of years away from having teenagers and Lord willing, they’ll be far from that description. The words that hurt…

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WHEN THINGS DON’T GET BETTER

WHEN THINGS DON’T GET BETTER

In a recent post entitled Provision & Praise, I shared God’s faithfulness during my son Elijah’s emergency room visit several weeks ago. What began as a seemingly acute bout of stomach pain that was rather simple to diagnose and treat, is now much more. Week one came and went and I thought he turned the…

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THE TEA CUP

THE TEA CUP

I came across this story my father gave me while digging through my computer files recently. I wish I could say I wrote this beautiful piece. It was written by Larry Kennedy in his book entitled, God’s Answers to Human Dilemmas Amid Life’s Frustrations The Tea Cup The tea cup looked like an ordinary tea…

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EROSION

EROSION

Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Have you ever found yourself careening down a trail of thoughts unsure of how you arrived at the present one which seems to have absolutely nothing to do with what you were originally thinking? I certainly have. I find…

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