Who Are We?

I seem to be running across many articles lately on unusual weather events, torrential rains, odd storms and drought situations occurring all over the world. In many of those articles, the same tone seems to be evident. That these are powerful weather events that have a significant impact on how we live our lives and … Continue reading

Kicking “Can’t”

As I said earlier, I have been teaching swimming lessons. And it is interesting what types of excuses kids will come up with to get out of things. One commonly popular phrase among them: “I can’t” (complete with a professional scared/frustrated face that they have obviously been practicing). But what blows my mind, is the … Continue reading

Drought Damage

Yes, what an odd subject to talk about in a time when the drought is seemingly disappearing and we have gotten more snows than last year and already more spring rains. But the reality is, much of that is just enough to replenish the topsoil and make it appear as such, or maybe even completely … Continue reading

Child-like Faith

“For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” –Ephesians 2:8-10 … Continue reading

  • Hebrews 12:1

    "Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us..."
  • Continually still

  • …while runnin’ on the sidelines.

  • Romans 5:3-5

    "And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us."