Effortlessly Waiting

Being a bit of a driven person I have always loved how in Portuguese, (my adopted Mother tongue) the words for hope and wait are interchangeable. In today’s passage it translates to “The Lord is good to those who put their hope in him” I don’t know about you but I never head off to…

Confronting Rejection

At the end of John chapter 8 and the beginning of 9 we read that as Jesus left the temple where people were getting ready to stone him He passed by a blind man. Clearly Jesus knew all about rejection. The blind man was one of those rejected and avoided by others. Each day he…

Living Hope – Everlasting Arms

  This week I am dedicating the devotional and song to our good friend Carl Carey who is now leaning in the Everlasting Arms of Jesus. Those of us who knew him are sad today but on the other side there is only singing! May God bless you as you listen and find for yourself…

Safely Home

Having grown up among the hills of New England I was amazed as I drove across North Texas and discovered a stretch of road without a rise or even a curve as far as I could see! The greatest danger was not in encountering the unexpected around a bend but in falling asleep at the…

Farther Along

“In God we trust” stated a sign printed over the lunch counter where I often stopped for coffee. Just under that phrase in smaller print it said, “All others pay cash!” As a young man I decided to trust God for my salvation and I felt confident that I now understood how God wanted me…