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
As time never stands still, life went on after dad ran away from the hospital (Dad Takes Off), and unfortunately I went through the remainder of my teenage years getting in a lot of trouble (Enough Of This Whole School Thing). I really can’t blame it on my dad leaving, and I really can’t blame … More Beauty from Ashes
Sometimes I wish I could remember some of the events of my life exactly how they happened, and sometimes I’m glad I can’t! But one event I wish I could remember is our actual move to Seattle from Iowa (see Dad), and how it really all came to pass. But I was very young, and … More Seattle, Here We Come!
It’s almost Christmas – one of the most wonderful times of the year for those who have faith in Jesus. Why? Because this is the time of year when Jesus chose to come down to earth in human form as a mere babe. He did this because of His intense love for us. But this … More The Battle For The Mind
I admit that sometimes when trials come my way I have a difficult time praising God. At those times I’m too focused on myself and the issues surrounding my life. But at the same time, when I do make time to praise, I find that the issues I’m currently going through somehow don’t seem quite … More Praising God No Matter What
When we moved to Texas from the west coast 4 years ago we were able to buy a house on a golf course. This at the time was a dream for us, as when there are no golfers on the course (which isn’t often), it’s like having a huge backyard. However one day I looked … More Running With The Pack
Parenting is really tough sometimes, huh? As Christian parents we try and hang onto the great proverb “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it” (Proverbs 22:6 NIV), but sometimes our human minds start playing games with us, bringing us back to places … More Oh, Lord…