Straw Into Gold

Straw Into Gold

  Remember the fairy tale of Rumpelstiltskin by the Brothers Grimm? Rumpelstiltskin was an evil little man who had the distinct talent of spinning straw into gold. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had the ability to turn cheap, common straw into gold? We’d all be rich. No one would have to work. We could […]

A Slow Fade

A Slow Fade

I’ve watched a lot of people walk away from the calling that the Lord had willed for their life, and I’ve seen some people walk away from the Lord completely. As I watched such lamentable actions, I promised the Lord that I would never allow myself to make such a choice, not after experiencing His […]

I’m Telling Daddy

I’m Telling Daddy

I remember my brother who is two years older than me picking on me when we were little, probably because I wanted to follow him around. He would shove me and tell me to get in the house when I was spying on him or pinch me when I got sassy. I always shouted, “I’m […]

More About Jesus

More About Jesus

This song title came to me recently, and I believe I’ve had too many frustrations because I don’t know more about Jesus. This line of thought hit even harder when I read Hinds Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard. In one scene the character, Much Afraid, has looked, “into the abyss of horror, into […]

Strength in Humility

Strength in Humility

While eating breakfast one morning I thought about my son not liking confrontations; then recalled that I don’t like to argue either. I pondered the thought for a moment and wondered why I don’t like to argue – do I get angry too quick and want to fight or am I scared of being humiliated. […]