These Are the Moments

Psalm 68:3: “But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful” (NIV). My mom was great at celebrating the big and little things in life.  We baked a cake for every occasion in our home: Christmas, Easter, birthdays, St. Patrick’s Day, our dog’s birthdays, good report cards, andContinue reading “These Are the Moments”

Ugly Packages Can Bring Beautiful Blessings

John 11:4: “When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it” (NIV). Cancer…heart disease…chronic fatigue syndrome…adultery…unemployment…homelessness…poverty…death of a loved one…miscarriage…infertility…mental health issues.  Not one of these would be considered a blessing to the sufferer or theirContinue reading “Ugly Packages Can Bring Beautiful Blessings”

Desert or Dessert (Part III)

Deuteronomy 31: 7-8: “Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the presence of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you must go with this people into the land that the Lord swore to their ancestors to give them, and you must divide it among them as their inheritance. The Lord himself goesContinue reading “Desert or Dessert (Part III)”