Promises That Will Never Fail You

“God never made a promise that was too good to be true.” ―Dwight L. Moody The promises you put your confidence in are only as good as the one making them, right? Right. So when Psalm 138 says, I praise your name for your unfailing love and faithfulness; for your promises are backed by all the…

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What Is Truth? (From The Father’s Heart, by Charles Slagle – excerpt)

Beloved Adventurer! What is truth? Truth is timeless, everlasting fact. Truth is the word We use to describe the way reality is, was, and forever is bound to be. Two plus two equals four, blue mixed with yellow is green, and water will forever consist of two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. There never…

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Living In A Simple Uncomplicated Truth

This is the season where “giving thanks” is on everyone’s mind. But, as I was contemplating Thanksgiving I thought, “Isn’t this the simple and uncomplicated truth we are to live in every day?” Isn’t this to be our daily reality? I’m not talking about standing on street corners, making loud and boisterous noises for others to notice and…

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A Closer Walk: Victory Over Depression

I had been told for years that depression was simply part of my family’s DNA. I had accepted those statements as fact, without questioning, so the depression I was experiencing didn’t surprise me. Indeed, I had almost expected it. It was part of our family history, like some genetic trait that couldn’t be escaped; could…

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A Closer Walk: A Heart Overhaul

In his book, The Surprising Grace of Disappointment: Finding Hope When God Seems To Fail Us, John Koessler writes, “The construction of the spiritual life requires as much tearing down as building up.” I was beginning to see that, because one truth I was definitely starting to grasp… I needed to step back, and take…

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The Gift

  Some things matter in this life. Many things don’t. Figuring out what does, and doesn’t, makes all the difference in how you finish. Many of us have had a rough start. We don’t have any control over that. But it’s how you finish that will tell your real story. How will you finish? We…

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Notes To My Caterpillar: Remember To Whom You Speak

There are limits Caterpillar… Yes, “Love endures all things…” but—there are limits.   Remember to Whom you speak. My love for you is limitless. My patience—is not. Not with insolence. Not with stiff-necked rebellion. My word says, “Be angry, BUT…” Anger is part of dealing with your grief and loss. Your anger with others, and…

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Notes To My Caterpillar: Truth

  My Dearest Caterpillar, Finally… You and I arrive at truth. (Truthfully, I’ve been here all along.) I have been right here waiting… at Rock-Bottom-Truth… for you. (Oh, My Beloved Caterpillar!) How I long for you to see yourself as you will be. Not a worm crawling about in the muck of anger and bitterness… but up…

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