My Mother the Bat and Being a Disciple

But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear. Matthew 13:16 KJV Being a disciple means being a learner, and I learned from my mother that you can’t be afraid if you want to learn something new. As a science-fiction writer, she always was learning something new and doing a…

God Gave Him a Song

God Gave Him a Song A rich and a poor man met Jesus one day One ran to the Lord – one sat by the way One asked for heaven while the other called out “Lord I need mercy!” as he started to shout But the rich man was shocked when he heard Jesus say…

This is Going to Hurt!

For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives. Hebrews 12:7 ESV Maybe the phrase, “This is going to hurt me more than it’s going to hurt you!” is imprinted indelibly in my memory, because it always preceded several well aimed smacks on my behind. It was not that I…

Worshipping our Maker and Shepherd

Come let us now down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker, for He is our God and we are the flock under His care. Today if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts… Psalm 95:6-8a NIV First thing every morning I make my coffee, find my Bible and sit…

Our Home at the End of the Way

To follow our Jesus one step at a time Keep pace with His slow steady stride Hold tight in the shadows our dear Shepherd’s hand Let the touch of His rod be your guide   We trust Him because with a baby’s small feet He walked onto Bethlehem’s street And He followed until on a…