Get a Whiff of That!

“And as soon as they landed, they left everything and followed Jesus.”‭‭Luke‬ ‭5‬:‭11‬ ‭ Pee-yew! Yeah. That’s pretty rank. The garbage, I mean. Oh, I’m well aware that garbage in general, by its very definition, is a smelly and revolting mess. But this got my attention, let me tell you. As a rule, when weContinue reading “Get a Whiff of That!”

The Hobbler

“Then Elijah stood in front of them and said, “How much longer will you waver, hobbling between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him! But if Baal is God, then follow him!” But the people were completely silent.”‭‭1 Kings‬ ‭18‬:‭21‬ ‭ Kch, kch, kch. To the stove, to put the pan on theContinue reading “The Hobbler”

Undivided

“Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭86‬:‭11‬ ‭ I like compartments. You know. Like, when I buy a purse, I always buy the one with the most zippers and pockets and places to stash stuff inside. And storage?Continue reading “Undivided”

Feeling the Love

“But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭5‬:‭8‬ ‭ The heavy fog every night lately has done wonders for the view in these parts. Magical feathers of rime frost, built layer upon layer, have turned the landscape into a winter wonderland toContinue reading “Feeling the Love”

Accessibility

“Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭5‬:‭2‬ ‭ Just before Christmas I enrolled in a new course. It was a surprise, last minute addition to my goals of lifelong learning. Because ofContinue reading “Accessibility”

What Do You Want From Me?

“Jesus told them, “This is the only work God wants from you: Believe in the one he has sent.””‭‭John‬ ‭6‬:‭29‬ ‭ I was cleaning up from a busy day at school with my Littles – setting things straight for another full day of learning ahead on the morrow – when I caught sight of BabyContinue reading “What Do You Want From Me?”

Rime Time

“After the wise men were gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up! Flee to Egypt with the child and his mother,” the angel said. “Stay there until I tell you to return, because Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.””‭‭Matthew‬ ‭2‬:‭13‬ ‭ Conditions haveContinue reading “Rime Time”

Name Changer

“And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.””‭‭Matthew‬ ‭1‬:‭21‬ ‭ I never knew until I had kids what a big deal it is. I mean, you’re trying to include both families. You’re dealing with another human (your partner) who has absolutelyContinue reading “Name Changer”

The Frankenstein Faux Pas

“And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is.”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭3‬:‭18‬ ‭ Ah, littles. They’re just so – well, little. I mean, their take on life is rather innocent. There’s a lot they don’t know yet. And when they fillContinue reading “The Frankenstein Faux Pas”

The Tuner

“O Lord, do good to those who are good, whose hearts are in tune with you.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭125‬:‭4‬ ‭ “So what are you doing now?” I asked. Be careful what you ask for. He spoke as he worked. But I don’t think it was English. It was a lot of numbers. And Hertz. Wavelengths, and vibrations,Continue reading “The Tuner”