God Is Sovereign In The Chaos

God Is Sovereign In The Chaos

We talk about the “calm before the storm” in our lives, and I’ve felt that — have you? During the storm you yearn to be feeling the dry breeze and sun, when you have time to think about it. Often you don’t. The storm is calling the shots,...
What Are You Afraid Of?

What Are You Afraid Of?

I sat sobbing in my upstairs apartment, feeling ripped apart and alone. My faith, which hours before seemed so solid and stalwart, was tipped on its side, fractured and futile. It was the day I first learned the phrases “higher criticism” and...
Let The Lion Loose

Let The Lion Loose

A great many learned men are defending the gospel; no doubt it is a very proper and right thing to do, yet I always notice that, when there are most books of that kind, it is because the gospel itself is not being preached. Suppose a number of persons were to take it...
Forsaking The Comfy Chair For The Zip Line

Forsaking The Comfy Chair For The Zip Line

I love a good comfy chair, my favorite being a channel back I bought years ago in a second hand store. Settling into it as the afternoon sun warms across me, I read a favorite book while tasting the flowery spice of a good cup of Earl Grey. When my mother first saw...
How to Survive the Mean Seasons

How to Survive the Mean Seasons

Some days in the late Spring, from April to May, I hate living in Florida. It’s not that the weather is bad, if anything, these are some of the most pleasant days of the year. The longer days are warm, but with a touch of coolness in the breeze. Humidity is in...
We Have An Anchor

We Have An Anchor

This past year of grief God has seen me at my best and my worst, and He had to have been hurt by my tumblings of anguish, my slashes of anger, and my scrapings of despair. It amazes me that He has not wavered one bit in His perfect love for me. If we are unfaithful,...

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