The day before Easter my daughter attended the funeral of a young man killed in an accident. This was also our family’s first Easter without my beloved aunt. These events reminded me of a Bible passage that beautifully juxtaposes the hope of Easter with death but contains a phrase that has confused me:
“54 When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with…Continue
One day, the Lord approached me. “I’d like you to play a role in my story,” He said.
“Wow, me? What can I do?” I said.
“I’ve picked you to glorify Me. I’ll guide your every step. Here,” He held out my worn leather Bible. “This contains everything you need to know to shine in your part.”
I opened it to John 15:8 (NASB) and read, “My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit.” That’s just what the Lord said He wanted. I’d better get busy.…Continue
“The vet called. The tests on Max came back positive.” My husband’s words punched me in the stomach. Have you ever felt slugged by unwelcomed news?
Max is our two-year-old standard poodle. If I could use only one word to describe him, it would be magnificent. Max’s beautiful tail waves like a banner when he glides down the sidewalk. His coat is as thick as lamb’s fleece. When he was a…Continue
I’m a woman of faith who wrestles with doubts. Not doubts about whether God exists or if He’s good. My doubts are more about whether I’ll miss His will or if I’ll like His will for my life. These concerns sabotage my ability to rest in God.