At the Center of the Storm

With lightening striking all around our little home tonight I am reminded of His promise to cover us with His wings. God’s part is to always protect and ours to always trust. We are never more safe than knowing that He is faithful at the center of our storm.

Pulling out Those Pesky Thorns!

Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them.             Matthew 13:7 ESV Thorns come with a wide variety of nasty consequences to their recipients. From the big ones that roses hide beneath their blossoms to the tiniest that coat the stems of stinging nettles, they are designed…

Our Quiet House

The bathroom and guest room are clean again. The refrigerator is mostly restocked and there are no more piles of sneakers by the doorway. But the return to our normal order of things  is too quiet for me. They say that we smile when the grand-kids come and then again when they go. But for…

Preparing a Home for Jesus

Behold I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him; and he with Me. Revelation 3:20 ESV When we Christians think of heaven we generally focus on how Jesus has a place prepared for us there. But heaven…

Two Men and Two Boats

Two Men in Two Boats To the sea one day two men went down Paul as a prisoner and Jonah skipping town “I’m out of here!” was all Jonah could say Then he slept through the storm when he should have prayed   But prisoner Paul cried to God in his boat Till an angel…