Telling the Truth

My problem with telling lies was that one lie was never enough to stay out of trouble and my parents had an uncanny way of figuring out the truth! One of my most liberating discoveries was to realize that while the truth was not glamorous it carried the gold of peace in its handbag. When…

Thanksgiving

If He gave thanks for five simple loaves, how much more do we have to be thankful for who have been given forgiveness through His blood? Happy Thanksgiving!

Poured Out

I am poured out like water and all my bones are out of joint. My heart is like wax it is melted in the midst of my bowels. Psalm 22:14 As a teen ager I always loved the Christmas presents I got from my stepmother. She bought me beautiful expensive clothes. But as a loving…

Whiter than Snow

Purge me with hyysop and I will be clean. Wash me and I shall be whiter than snow Psalm 51:7 Here at the tag end of summer even the concept of the first snow seems unreal. But God gently prepares us for that experience. First will come the bright reds and pinks of the maple…