Monthly Archives: January 2017

Paths and Purposes

If there was ever a time for retaliation, this was it.  In one of the more dramatic scenes in Scripture, Joseph was about to reveal his identity to his brothers – brothers who had sold him into Egypt as a … Continue reading

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Oasis of Encouragement

“Encouragement is like an oasis in the desert.” (Chuck Swindoll) If there are two things that most people can always use more of, they are encouragement and hope.  Without them, life is a very difficult proposition indeed. There are many … Continue reading

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Lightkeepers

My daughter convinced me to read ML Stedman’s The Light Between Oceans – I’m glad she did as I enjoyed it a great deal. The story involves a young soldier, Tom Shelbourne, who returned to Australia following World War I … Continue reading

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Grand Objective

I’m leading a study through Colossians and came upon something that greatly encouraged me – a truth that I felt compelled to share with you! Within the context of the passage, Paul had warned his readers about teachers spreading all … Continue reading

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Pouting to Praise

I’m rereading the account of Jacob and the family God chose to be His people.  Honestly, they’re messed up – which gives me hope!  As many of you know, there were multiple wives involved, some favored, some not.  The same … Continue reading

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Time Keepers

There are five of them in the small room in which I now write:  one on the wall behind me, one on the screen before me, one on each wrist.  My phone, always near me, contains the fifth. When I … Continue reading

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In Tune

The conversation began with my daughter giving me an idea for a Christmas gift – she wanted the piano tuned.  We’ve had it in our basement since we moved in (1991), and I can’t remember ever having it tuned, so … Continue reading

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