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Posts by Diane Karchner

Out of Darkness, Light Shines Through

Diane Karchner

I write this on 9/11 – the 16th anniversary of the biggest disaster to hit the US in my lifetime. It must have been what Pearl Harbor felt to my parents. ‘A date that will live in infamy.’ Sadly, we have a new ‘date of infamy’ in my generation. That day – and for weeks…

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Just Jump!

God is pushing at me. Again. He has done this before. He pushes me to the edge of a precipice, to a tall peak, and He says ‘jump!’ And in every case, I hesitated, teetering on the edge for a long, long time. Just a few years ago, in my last position before retirement, the…

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Getting Refreshed

Do not be anxious about anything but in prayer and petition with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus. ~Philippians 4:6-7 Not too long ago, I had to make a decision. I had to do…

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Take This Yoke. Now.

Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. ~Matthew 11:28-30 I had…

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