In The Arms of God

In The Arms of God

Last night (December 26), a tornado formed over a town east of Dallas and followed a northeasterly route over the small town of Farmersville, Texas where my middle daughter, her husband, and two boys had just returned from our house for their Christmas visit. Weather stations blasted the warning for everyone to take cover in the […]

Patent Leather Shoes

Patent Leather Shoes

“Why are you wearing your church shoes to school?”  Sara looked down at her brand new patent leather shoes.  Church shoes?  And that’s how God used a pair of shiny little shoes to get a seven-year-old girl interested in going to church.  The only problem was, Sara had never been to church. From the moment […]

Embracing the Storm

Embracing the Storm

The other day I was peering out my window at the menacing boil of clouds on the horizon. They had that greenish hue that adds a bit of worry. All lay still in anticipation of the tumultuous outbreak of havoc. Temperatures higher than norm and humidity that Minnesota sees far less often than our southern […]