New Year, New Commitment

Well it's that time again. Time to reflect on the past year, time to consider behaviors and attitudes that need to be adjusted, and time to refocus on those things that are most important. As a new year approaches, Psalm 91:1 seems to be standing out for me. He who dwells in the secret place … Continue reading New Year, New Commitment

I am with You

Two years ago my daughter and I flew for the first time. We were both a little anxious about the entire process from security to landing and even how to make our way out of the airport. Since we were alone, we had no choice but to be strong, push forward, and walk through this … Continue reading I am with You

Eagle’s Wings

Do you ever feel like life has pushed you off the edge of a cliff, and you are flailing about in slow motion just waiting to crash into the hard ground? The good news is that God is right there ready to catch you. As an eagle stirs up its nest, hovers over its young, … Continue reading Eagle’s Wings

Just Believe

What is your reaction when someone tells you not to be afraid? My first reaction is usually fear and lots of questions. When we were young, my brother and our friend convinced (or maybe I should say coerced) me to ride the new double loop Shock Wave roller coaster at Six Flags. I was filled … Continue reading Just Believe

You are a Mighty Warrior 

The Lord is with you, mighty warrior(Judges 6:12). Battles are raging all around. I see many friends struggling with the distress of situations that seem too much to bear. These disheartening battles include cancer, heart disease, injuries, mental illness, financial difficulties, addictions, lawsuits, false accusations, broken families, and fighting an actual war. Our children aren’t … Continue reading You are a Mighty Warrior 

You Will Not Drown!

When you go through deep waters and great trouble, I will be with you.  When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown!  When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.  Isaiah 43:2 I can remember taking swimming lessons as a … Continue reading You Will Not Drown!

A Long and Difficult Journey

The journey of life is often long and difficult.  There are many obstacles in our way that cause discouragement, grumbling, and questions. Our circumstances may leave us feeling like the Israelites as God led them to the promised land.  God had promised something better than the life they were leaving, but they faced many struggles … Continue reading A Long and Difficult Journey

DEEP WATER

When you go through deep waters and great trouble, I will be with you.  When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown!  When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.  Isaiah 43:2 I can remember taking swimming lessons as a … Continue reading DEEP WATER