Rejoicing Abundantly

Over a decade ago I was involved in a women’s group through which I got to speak in front of large groups. I have a few real fears, but speaking in front of people is not one of them. So I greatly enjoyed those times, believing that this was my God-given skill and talent to…

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For Our Good

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. ~ Romans 8:28   God loves to bless His people. In His common grace, He blesses unbelievers, too. The sun comes up, the flowers bloom, the rain and snow fall, and…

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Generations of Faith

You have taught me ever since I was young, and I still tell of your wonderful acts. Now that I am old and my hair is gray, do not abandon me, O God! Be with me while I proclaim your power and might to all generations to come. ~Psalm 71:17-18 GNT   Everything was all…

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This Isn’t How It’s Supposed To Be

Last April, I opened my Facebook news feed to find that my friend Alan had passed on to heaven. Afflicted with muscular dystrophy, Alan lived in a wheelchair—and I mean lived. Despite drawing every breath from a respirator, he was not stingy with his oxygen but gave it away in gentle compliments, caring questions, quips,…

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