Marred Yet Perfect

Who are you? Many of us tend to look at our past mess-ups and failures and think we can never be good enough.  Questions flood through our mind like the following: I’m unlikable because … I’m the way I am because… I’m a failure because… I’m ugly because… I’m a loser because… Can I just … More Marred Yet Perfect

Crushing Evil

I hate snakes – I mean I really, really do.  Just seeing a picture of a snake absolutely freaks me out.  People talk about them, and I find myself breaking into a sweat.  They terrify me. I was born in Iowa, and our family lived in a cute little house that had a small orchard in … More Crushing Evil

The Midnight Cry

When I first started this post I had just gotten home from the memorial service of a beautiful vibrant lady, who loved Jesus and loved serving others.  She’d been struggling for over 5 years with various forms of cancer.  No treatment seemed to work for more than short periods at a time. She left such … More The Midnight Cry