The Other Side of the Hill

For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees?  Romans 8:24   In the town where I spent my teen-aged years there is a hill we called Mount Pleasant. On most days it was just another rolling green hill. But on some mornings you…

On the Mountain with Him

Mountain climbing is a process not just an experience. Bear mountain in Connecticut may not measure up in size against the Rockies but the view from the firetower at the summit is spectacular. I can still almost taste the wild blueberries and the pinkish white of the laurels is still unfaded in my mind. But…

The Biggest Mountain

… if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you Matthew 17:20b Maybe when you have heard this verse mentioned it was used in the context of a surgery to be faced, a marital…

Snowless Winter on the Mountain

Not much color this fall and only a few fleeting days with snow cover yet there remains a rugged barren beauty to the mountains.

Fourth Christmas Gift

Fourth Gift of Christmas – Faith Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 While we have been busy believing God for all kinds of blessings…