Humble Beginnings

Am I alone or are you counting down the days with the rest of us to December 25th? Have you been sucked into the vortex of black Friday and the impulsivity to overspend or get into debt? What warms my heart the most is when we are reminded of the true reason for this season… …

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Two promises – One Way

There is nothing mystical about our Savior, when, how and to whom He was born, and what He came here to do. Likewise, there is a very real opposing enemy. In lies "Two Promises" in scripture below, but only "One Way". "The thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have …

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Missing Her

I've heard it said that grief is as individual as a snowflake. I couldn't agree more.  Not having lost a child I can't begin to know or speak to the vast depth of grief a parent must endure. I have watched through the lens pointed at my dear friends. This piece is for them, remembering …

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Secluded, Set Apart

One afternoon last September I looked out of my car window and saw a black bird favoring one leg. Fascinated I couldn’t seem to take my eyes off of her. I wanted to know what happened. Was she born this way? Did she get injured and if so how?  How did it happen? Driving past her I had …

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Righteous Protest

If only I were in the crowd that day peering in from outside the gates. Kicked over tables, crowds shouting, screaming, merchandise flying might sound like a protest, a riot or an uprising in the news today.  No, it was Jesus throwing the merchants and the buyers out of the Temple.   For the rest of …

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Left Behind

I wonder what it would be like to escape death and vanish into Heaven. What would it be like to witness such an event? Descending from the clouds reveals a chariot of fire and horses of fire. Elijah cheated death as we know it and was carried up to heaven in a fiery chariot. Like …

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sa•cred Miracles

Under Heavy Guard Bound with chains, thrown in prison, on death row, no reason, no appeals, no pardons, no way out. You're execution is tomorrow. Thankfully, this is not your story and it isn't mine either. It is, however, the thrilling story retold of a man named Peter, a wicked King Herod, an angel, sacred …

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