“Saul-to-Paul”

“Saul-to-Paul”

A young man, I’ll call him Steve, was recently told that he’d occasionally be teaching a young adult class at church in the next few months. Steve was talking to me about this, and something was bothering him. A friend of his at church told him they weren’t sure he’d be able to relate to…

Fearful Living

Fearful Living

I have an old houseplant, a golden pothos, that’s at least 15 years old, perhaps much older. Back in 2009 when we moved in to help my husband’s grandparents in their old age, Grandpa D had been caring for the plant for I don’t know how long. Back then it was big, bushy, with long…

How Does Healing Work?

How Does Healing Work?

This week I witnessed a miracle. Our second grandchild was born last Sunday, a little girl. She’s as beautiful as her older sister, who was born only a year ago now.  God is in the miracle business, just like he was back in Enoch’s day, and Noah’s day, and Moses’, and King David’s, and Hannah’s,…

The Joy of the Lord

The Joy of the Lord

For many of us, the last several years have been filled with fear and trepidation. We’ve had a lot to deal with, a lot of unrest and a lot of uncertainty. We seem to have lost a bit of our joy along the way, and some would ask how can we not expect that to…

God Whispers

God Whispers

Yesterday I found out a friend of mine passed away unexpectedly. I hadn’t talked to her in several months. She’d actually hired me a few months ago for a couple jobs with her publishing company, and I’d thought it odd that I hadn’t heard from her in so long. I looked her up on Facebook…

Love the Sinners

Love the Sinners

I recently started a new job in a field I’ve never worked in before. They hired me based on my abilities in customer service, so the rest of the job definitely has a high learning curve. But I’ve gotten some interesting insights into people through observing customers and coworkers alike.   There’s the coworker who…