It is Well with My Soul

With yet another sad and violent event to contend with in America our greatest hope and only refuge is the Lord Jesus Christ. Only He can comfort. Only He can guide. Only he knows the path that lies ahead. I found this hymn to be a great comfort and encouragement to me tonight. I pray…

Places where I’ve Been

I have not been to Israel To touch its Holy sites Nor to the Sea of Galilee Where You taught your disciples But Your voice that calmed a storm Has spoken in my mind And Your hands that healed the sick Have gently taken mine And the Lord of all the earth Has walked with…

Our Great Comforter

Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted Matthew 5:4 NKJV Frustration, a sense of failure, and helplessness conspired together this morning till tears flowed briefly down my face. Then God reminded me that my walk with Him is always and only by faith. To draw nearer we each must step outside the…

All things

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 This was a bad week for us from our small perspective. One close friend died and we got news that another couple we loved were getting a divorce….

The Aroma of Fresh Baked Bread

Some years ago when we visited Brazil I was overwhelmed with our first breakfast. Neither eggs and bacon, norĀ cerealĀ and toast was set out. Instead our hosts put fresh fruit, hot coffee, Brazilian cheese and best of all,delicious smelling fresh bread on the table! I was reminded of my mother’s bread baking, with its aroma wafting…