Tag Archives: trust

Joy in the Storm

A friend recently asked how I was managing with some challenges and all I could muster was that I was relying on God’s strength.  I said, “All I have is God … and He is more than enough.”  I also … Continue reading

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Never Give Up!

Winston Churchill gave a famous speech where he uttered: “Never, never, never give up!” He also said, “If you’re going through hell – keep going!” I want to urge you today that if you seem to be facing insurmountable odds … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Longsuffering

Galatians 5:22-23 mentions nine gifts of the Spirit and the fruit of the day is: Longsuffering.  What in the world does that mean?  Patience. Ooooh.  This is not a fun fruit, is it? Who likes to wait in the fast … Continue reading

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The Lost Chapter

Luke 15 is often referred to as “The Lost Chapter” because it contains parables concerning “the lost coin”, “the lost sheep”,  and “the lost son” or the “prodigal son”. As I was contemplating something lost earlier today, the Lord reminded … Continue reading

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I Will Catch You

As I lie on the CT scan table, the gracious and very thoughtful technician gave me these simple instructions – “Just fall back in my arms and I will catch you and very slowly lower you.”  Me, in my pain … Continue reading

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Things Beyond Your Control

Did you get to choose your parents?  Your eye color?  Your height?  The size of your feet?  No?  What about the location of your birth?  The year you were born? And once you were born, what about your socioeconomic lot … Continue reading

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