“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come!” Revelation 4:8b ESV The Lord was, the Lord is, and the Lord is coming again. Do you believe this? Don’t be quick to answer yes. We often respond too quickly to queries that require deep introspection. The LORD was. … Continue reading Was. Is. Coming.
I closed my phone after quickly scanning the text. Deep in thought, I slowly walked beside my husband as we followed after my two excited granddaughters running ahead toward the park climber. Surprise had been my first response to the note and slight confusion. But as I mulled on it, tears welled up in my … Continue reading Ridiculous Grace
"Finally , be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes." Ephesians 6:10 When my three sons were young, they all played football in the city league. My oldest son had asked to play shortly before … Continue reading Gear Up!
I am so tired of the battle! Things are quiet in my life as far as big things; we had just had a nice quiet vacation, our children and grandchildren are all healthy and doing fine. That's when the enemy likes to attack the mind though; in the quiet and empty times. Restlessness begins to … Continue reading The In-between
My second stepfather was a 36 year old bachelor who fell in love with my mother and took on her seven children as well. He took on a "giant" with all the good intentions of a man in love. The problem was he hadn't dealt with his own inner giants before he did. The end … Continue reading Facing Giants