Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Dad’s Longing

The weather was beautiful. The picnic lunch and walk along the trail were wonderful. Then BAM! – into our otherwise perfect setting came this…”Dad, you know I’ve always wanted to travel with Celeste, right? Well, her church is going on … Continue reading

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Tapeinos

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.” … Continue reading

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Still Waters

I recently got to spend time along the shores of a beautiful lake in the Ozarks. The grass was green, and as the picture shows, the waters were still and quiet. (One of the adjacent resorts is actually named, “Still … Continue reading

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Remnant

The seasoned County Sheriff described the footage as “one of the most disgusting, repulsive, sickening things” he had ever witnessed. In broad daylight, a 19-year-old girl was sexually-assaulted by three young men on a public beach in Florida. And sadly, … Continue reading

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Folding Blankets

The long weekend was over and it was time to pack up and head back to reality. As others finished getting ready, I decided to strip the beds and fold the dozen extra blankets we had gotten out (ok, maybe … Continue reading

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The Little

I don’t recall where I first heard it, but the truth has stayed with me for many years – in God’s eyes, the most important “ability” is “availability!” Throughout the course of time, God has taken the small contributions of … Continue reading

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Never

“Never will I leave you or forsake you.” (Hebrews 13:5) The words didn’t surprise me, but when they came to mind sure did. I was genuinely mourning some of my many shortcomings and had worked myself up into quite a … Continue reading

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