Living Left Handed In a Right Handed World

Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. Matthew 10:16 ESV I was born left-handed, and I still painfully remember the upside down feeling of learning to write. At Hamilton Elementary, all children were taught penmanship right-handed. But I held my paper entirely…

Passing Through the Notch

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff— they comfort me Psalm 23:4 NRSV Coming home from work I used to drive through a notch in the hills called Sugar Hollow. The interesting thing about the place was that in late afternoon…

Valley of the Shadow – Part 2

…I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies  Psalm 23:4-5 In David’s Psalm I often picture a meadow of the greenest grass in the very heart of the dark valley. There, while the enemies of the…

Is that you?

I have other sheep too who are not of this sheepfold, I must bring them also. They will listen to my voice and there will be one flock with one Shepherd. John 10:16 When someone calls our name, even in a crowd we automatically stop and look to see why. Jesus is telling his disciples…

The Lord my Good Shepherd

Psalm 23:1-2 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures If you have been struggling with God over changes coming like unwelcome visitors into your life then remember that sheep have to be kept moving. If sheep graze too long in a single pasture it will…