Crossing the Bridge

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Psalm 32:8 NIV When I was about fourteen our parents often took my younger sister and I on day trips to the museums in New York. Like the average young boy I…

When Our Lord Leads the Way

When Our Lord Leads the Way In the Fall with the frost Flocks of birds Start to form Preparing to fly Before Winter’s storms   Though the path of their flight Is unseen and unclear Their heavenly controller Plots their course every year And if those birds know Which direction to stay How much more…

The Pathway to the Barn

Thy word is lamp unto my feet and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105 When I was a teenager I lived for a few years on a farm in Southern Missouri. Each of us had our own chores and mine was to milk the cow. It would have been far easier to run across…

Free Advice for Snapping Turtles

“Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. Matthew 7:6 NIV I glanced out the side window of my car and noticed a cute little turtle slowly plodding across the road on the other…

The Last Puzzle Piece

But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.  Acts 20:24 ESV Over the first few weeks of our lockdown my wife…