The Mirror Has Two Faces…

The Mirror Has Two Faces…

“Then Jacob put his children and his wives on camels, and he drove all his livestock ahead of him, along with all the goods  he had accumulated in Paddan Aram, to go to his father Isaac in the land of Canaan. When Laban had gone to shear his sheep, Rachel stole her father’s household gods. […]

The Door of My Lips

The Door of My Lips

Do you enjoy hearing morsels of gossip? Do you repeat conversations disclosed to you in confidence? Do you preface tale telling with “we need to pray for sister so and so” because she is really going through?  If so, we should pray as King David prayed in Psalm 141: 3 “Set a guard over my […]

In the Midst of Loss

In the Midst of Loss

Grief isn’t a respecter of persons; it doesn’t mind who you are or where you are. It comes in the stillness of night and the chaos of the day as you daze into the surroundings of continued life while your world comes to a screeching halt once again, as the reality of loss reminds you […]

Leaving a Legacy of Honesty

Leaving a Legacy of Honesty

2 Kings 12:15 (NIV) “They did not require an accounting from those to whom they gave the money to pay the workers, because they acted with complete honesty.” I studied the story of Joash, the youngest to become king of Judah, this morning and was struck by a couple of things in the narrative. One– […]

A Page From My Journal on Trust

A Page From My Journal on Trust

Can I be real with you? I mean, the type of honesty you usually get over cups of java, smooth jazz floating overhead. You know what it’s like. You’re sitting there in a cafe, locking eyes with that friend you’ve known for years. Pretend I’m that friend. Sometimes it’s hard for me to trust God. […]