Heartbreak – it happens to all of us. Clint Eastwood did a movie about it (Heartbreak Ridge), and Elvis Presley sang a song about it (Heartbreak Hotel). I’m sure you have your own stories. As do we. In my last post And, We’re Off, I mentioned how blessed we were when a wonderful Christian couple took … More Heartbreak Comes
Today we celebrate Independence Day in the United States. Despite all the chaos and conflict which seems to be ever-escalating all over the world, here we still have freedom. We have freedom to worship Jesus how we wish, and live how we like. Usually. Most of you have families that you get together to laugh … More So Many Are Not Free
Jeremiah 10:23 (NIV) says, “LORD, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps.” I read a short story awhile back which spoke of a full bus going down a long, curvy mountain. Suddenly the brakes gave way, of course causing a lot of panic. The bus … More Who’s Driving Your Bus?
I’ve heard a lot of people say, “If only I knew then what I know now.” A lot of times it’s when we reflect back to our teenage years when we made a lot of stupid mistakes; but sometimes people say this when their marriage is failing, their jobs are getting unbearable, or when their … More Don’t Look Back!
As I look back now, I can definitely see how God was working behind the scenes throughout the whole ordeal with our little premature twin babies – in spite of my sometimes belligerent and ungrateful attitude. Even though I still had not come to a real and true knowledge of who God was, God knew … More Peacefully Passing Into God’s Arms…
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been sharing my testimony either in a group or individually, and when I come to the part where I state I am “thankful” to the Lord for only the two short years of our son Matthew’s life, people look at me like I’m crazy. But I am … More Thankful No Matter What