The past decade has brought much grief, sorrow, heartache and pain into my life and into the life of my family. From my childhood until today I have heard folks say "The Lord won't put more on you than you can handle." Before all these various trials came my way, I often spewed out that … Continue Reading ››
In today's world, when someone tells you to "get real", they want you to get a reality check and to stop behaving as though you're living in a fantasy world. There is another meaning taken from one of my kids favorite childhood storybooks, The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real), by Margery Williams.
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The Parable of the Sower: That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. Then he told them … Continue Reading ››
I'll stand in the gap for my son I'll stand till the victory's won This one thing I know, that You love him so And your work with my child is not doneI'll stand in the gap every day And there I will fervently pray And Lord, … Continue Reading ››
"Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD" Psalm 33:12 (NIV)