Where is Our Hope?

Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I But when the trees bow down their heads The wind is passing by Excerpt from Who Has Seen the Wind? by Christina Rossetti I’m not much for remembering long pages of flowing verse from Dylan Thomas or T.S. Elliott, but what stays with me are tiny…

Before the Dawn

Have you ever wondered why Jesus let’s us get ourselves in a fix to begin with? Why do we find ourselves over and over in the middle of a sea of circumstances which we did not choose and wish we had never encountered? I know from the Bible that it is for my own good,…

Two Tires on the Stairs

The angel of the Lord encamps    around those who fear him, and delivers them. Psalm 37:4 ESV You need to know that I have never seen an angel, but I believe in them. Yet the entire concept of angels seems pretty strange to me. Why would an all powerful God who can command light into existence and who…

When God Seems Silent

 And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.”  But He answered her not a word …    Matthew 15:22-23a ESV Did it ever feel as if God wasn’t paying any attention to you? That is…

Let’s Change the World!

As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him. John 9:1-3 It is popular to say that, “We want to…