Getting Back in the Boat With Jesus

And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Matthew 14:32 NKJV This seemingly insignificant verse from Matthew’s gospel held a promise for me that I had overlooked till I desperately needed it. My mother was just 62 when she died of breast cancer and her passing left me feeling like I had been…

When Lightning Strikes

He covers his hands with the lightning and commands it to strike the mark.                     Job 36:32 ESV Having worked another long day outside with temperatures flirting with one hundred degrees, we were enjoying the little bit of rain that the breeze wafted our way as we…

A Turtle’s Eye View

But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me.” Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”    Matthew 14:30 ESV I never thought there was much connection between turtles and storms until the day…

Eye of the Storm

Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.       Psalm 57:1 ESV Vital to a hurricane’s formation is the occurrence of a center around which its winds gain strength. Its existence in the middle of the chaotic…

At the Center of the Storm

With lightening striking all around our little home tonight I am reminded of His promise to cover us with His wings. God’s part is to always protect and ours to always trust. We are never more safe than knowing that He is faithful at the center of our storm.