Dreamers Harvest Joy, Joy, Joy!

Those who sow their tears as seeds will reap a harvest with joyful shouts of glee. Psalm 126 I used to say, “I’ve cried enough dreamer’s tears in my life to float a battleship.” I did not think of tears as something good. I looked at my tears as shameful weakness. Something to do in private,…

Read More

A Tale of Two Emails

I stumbled to my laptop. “Might as well read my emails.” I thought. You see, I woke up this morning after one of those nights. Fitful sleep. A night filled with weary tossing and turning, in my mind—and in my heart. I was haunted by faces. Stony faces from yet one more encounter with folks…

Read More

Life Trashed? Who Is Our God?

When your life gets trashed ask yourself, “Who is our God?” (It can change everything.) And I’ll give you a hint… Our God is the God who saves! I don’t care what your circumstance might be. God can change it. He can make it over into something beautiful. He can make you over. Chuck Swindoll…

Read More

When God Won’t Budge

Have you ever had one of these days with God? Where you want something else? Where you say, “Anywhere, but here God…” and God won’t budge? (I’m having one of those days.) I want the landscape of my life to change into something else. Something new, something fresh, something… I don’t know—something, else. I’m complaining, of…

Read More

Trashed To Treasured – Here Be Lions

“It’s not victory that makes a man. It’s his defeats.” ― Pierce Brown I see rays of brilliance in Mr. Brown’s writing. And he’s right, sometimes our life gets trashed! Unfortunately, while there are grains of truth in what he writes, there is a vast difference between standing on bedrock and standing on shifting sand.…

Read More

Loving the Jive-walkin’ Smack-talkin’ Dudes

I have chosen him and I will tell everyone about the wonderful ways he rescues me. Psalm 73: 28 TLB Jesus can sure hand out some tough assignments! Like loving those jive-walkin’, smack-talkin’ dudes, that are perishing, and don’t even believe it. Man, it’s tough some days to “love” some folks! (You, too?) You know…

Read More