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…

Waiting for Spring

The Robin  an English Nursery Rhyme The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow, And what will poor robin do then, poor thing? He’ll sit in a barn and keep himself warm and hide his head under his wing, poor thing         In the early Spring of 1865, the daffodils were just…

When I pass through deep waters

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;     and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you… Isaiah 43:2 Maybe what we mean by deep water is that it is deeper than we are. When we are small children, that may in fact be quite shallow, but it is still a danger to…

Doing good – In a world of Evil

Once again we are waking up with the morning news filled with a story of senseless violence. A hopeless and bitter sorrow comes like an unwelcome guest to our door and how we answer its knocking on will determine whether we become a part of the problem or part of the solution. The apostle Paul…

Seedtime and Harvest

 But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.” Matthew 13:23 The farmer waits all through the year for harvest. He prepares the soil, plants the seed, and then he waits and hopes for rain…