Have You Considered My Servant, Paula?

Have You Considered My Servant, Paula?

Have you ever experienced a time when things just pile on and you’re wondering why? Most of us have this happen from time to time. Let me be completely honest with you, dear reader. I’ve just come through a time like this when I wondered what in the world I could gain spiritually. But God […]

An Unusual Gratitude

An Unusual Gratitude

A righteous man may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all. Psalm 34:19 Every year, my family and I spend the month of November writing down what we are thankful for. In the beginning, when we lived far away from home in the Arab world, I simply cut the paper which […]

Seeing the Invisible

Seeing the Invisible

…he persevered (endured), because he saw Him who is invisible. Hebrews 11:27 The battle between the visible and the invisible threatens to rend me in two many days. What is visible to me is a house that is knee-deep in dirty socks, children’s toys, and just plain dirt in the corners. The garden is overcome […]

Pressing Toward the Goal

Pressing Toward the Goal

“I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus”  Philippians 3:14 [NKJV] The MESSAGE says: […] “I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward—to Jesus. I’m off and running, and I’m not turning back.” Henry Ford once said: “Obstacles are those frightful […]