Monthly Archives: December 2015

Unto Me

Her response encourages me, challenges me, and humbles me.  The angel of the Lord had literally appeared out of nowhere to Mary on what likely started as a very ordinary day for her.  I doubt she awoke that morning and … Continue reading

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Tiny Hands

“Rest well, tiny hands.  For though you belong to a King, you will touch no satin, own no gold.  You will grasp no pen, guide no brush.  No, your tiny hands are reserved for works more precious:  to touch a … Continue reading

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Strange Way

When it comes to Christmas music, I tend to prefer the traditional carols.  However, once in a while a contemporary song comes along that I really like.  One such work is the 4HIM song, “Strange Way to Save the World.”  … Continue reading

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Wax or Clay?

“The same sun which melts wax hardens clay.” (CH Spurgeon)   Spurgeon went on to add that the gospel leads people to either repentance or a hardening of heart. I think the same could be said for all of God’s … Continue reading

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Thankful or Forgetful?

Nearly 25 years ago, I was on a business trip to one of favorite locations – complete with plenty of sunshine, ocean, and beautiful beaches!  I arrived a couple of days early and found myself there on a Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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Will Not Let You Go

If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t spent much time in the book of Hosea.  It’s the first of the “minor prophets,” and comes right after Daniel.  It’s minor simply because of its length compared to the likes of … Continue reading

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Signed Over

Several years ago Steve Camp recorded a song that contained this chorus:   Don’t tell them Jesus loves them Til you’re ready to love them too. Til your heart breaks from their sorrow And the pain they’re going through. With … Continue reading

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With Heart

The article from a national business magazine didn’t really surprise me. In it, they reported the results of a Gallup survey that revealed that only 3 in 10 employees were “engaged” in their jobs. The rest of the article went … Continue reading

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Incomplete

As I sat on my glider enjoying the sunshine, an object on the porch caught my eye.  At first, I didn’t recognize it.  Then I heard the wind chimes above me and looked up – the object I’d noticed on … Continue reading

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You Too…

I’ve been accused of asserting that every sunset is special; but, last night’s REALLY WAS!  As I picked my daughter up from a lesson, I stopped and spoke with her teacher.  The topic was the beauty of the sky and … Continue reading

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