The Good Fight

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have kept the faith.  2 Timothy 4:7 In 1964 Muhammad Ali became the youngest challenger to ever win the heavyweight boxing title when he beat Sonny Liston. Every time Ali stepped into the ring he brashly proclaimed his superiority over his foe….

Mid-Night in the Storm

Last night an angel of the God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’ Acts 27:23-24 When my sister and I were making too much noise,…

Grace and Starfish

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.  2 Corinthians 12:9  In the ocean there are more than 2,000 kinds of starfish, but each has its own…

When We Say Hello Again

Greet Philologus, Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them. Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you. Romans 16:15 It has been so very long since we have been in church. That last Sunday we were able to worship together the storm clouds…

Two Men in a Storm

I posted this poem last year but in light of the daily death tolls drubbing on our minds; I thought that maybe this little verse will help as you face yours. Two Men in Two Storms Two men went down to the sea one day Paul in chains and Jonah running away “I need to…