Do you ever try to remember what you were thinking right before you fell asleep? Or what you dreamt during the night? I've been reading and thinking with Jesus this morning. Drinking my coffee. Looking at scripture. Listening to a song and a friend's voice. Suddenly it came back to me. That... Up there in … Continue reading Contented Sleep.
by Gary Milford The following is a true story. This happened to me. You can take it for whatever you think it is worth. For many weeks the Lord has been pestering me about “climate change” and “global warming”. I believe I have a lot to say on the subject but have been frustrated about … Continue reading After the Great Flood
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.1 John 4:18 NIV Years ago. Many years ago, a young man challenged me to memorize this verse. He knew just by hanging out with me at … Continue reading Don’t underestimate…
I 💖 this emoji on Facebook. It's a great choice for promoting conversation and relationship in an environment rich with disagreement. Relationship has never been synonymous with identical. Many marriages are enriched by the spice of variety. Most of the parents in my circle of influence describe their children - as different as night and … Continue reading Tag with Care
Do you ever wonder why you're doing what you do every day? Do you ever wonder if your life makes a difference for good on this planet Earth? Have you ever awakened with the thought that maybe you want to quit? I mean it. Have you ever wanted to just throw in the towel and … Continue reading Keep Being Ordinary
When I saw the train I slammed on my brakes, but they locked up and that’s when a full-fledged panic plunged deep into my heart. I knew then what was ahead of us. I was certain I was about to meet my Maker and take my children with me. My husband was about to lose his entire family with one single blow.
Welcome to Saturday Share! The purpose of this weekly feature is to provide a space for regular people to share their real-life encounters with Jesus. It’s about living in the middle – on the way to the finish line. If we still have breath to tell our stories then our race isn't finished. I believe … Continue reading Saturday Share with Bettie Gilbert