Crucified with Christ

Once near the end of his life Samuel Clemens was so sick that the newspaper reported that he had died. When Mr Clemens awoke to read story he quipped “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated!” Paul shares a similarly astonishing report with his friends at church. He was in fact dead! But hold…

Light of Life

It’s who we walk with and not the road we walk that determines what we will see and where our journey will lead!

Kissing the Colors Adieu

What we welcomed in our front door in April with a rush is now sliding quietly out the back door like a thief. I had forgotten till this morning how wonderful and comforting the leaves that dressed the trees. Thank you God for your gifts both and eternal! Let the rivers clap their hands; let…

Which Ananias are You?

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth Acts 23:2 This story is about 3 men named Ananias. While that seems a curious name and no one I ever knew has had it; in New Testament times it appears to have been quite common. These three…

Hope of Heaven

I see myself at heaven’s door I can hear its hinges creak Around its frame a light shines out As it opens before the King   What have you brought He asks From the life you lived on earth? Oh not a lot I sadly say As I struggle to begin Well, there were the…