What Are You Afraid Of?

Robert Frost wrote “Good fences make good neighbors” as his neighbor’s response to him in the poem “Mending Wall”. Frost had wished there were no separations, no boundaries behind which we needed to hide. Yet all of us do need some fences in our lives. Some of our fences were built by our families to…

More than Tears

But Ruth replied, “Don’t ask me to leave you or turn back. Wherever you go I will go, wherever you live I will live. Your people will be my people and your God will be my God. Ruth 1:16 Ruth and her sister in law both started on the road to Bethlehem together. They were…

His House is in the Village Though

Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow                      Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost     I have always…

Good Fences

He only says, ‘Good fences make good neighbors’. Spring is the mischief in me, and I wonder If I could put a notion in his head: ‘Why do they make good neighbors?…Robert Frost Sometimes God himself draws the lines in our lives and one part of our heart longs for the “greener grass” which lies…

Waiting for Spring

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice… Robert Frost When everything in life seems frozen it does not mean it has to be the end…only a waiting for God’s Springtime He hurls the hail like stones. Who can stand against his freezing cold? Then, at his command, it all melts. Psalm…