Forged Steel

We are very excited that our soon to be 18 year old son has been blessed with the opportunity to learn welding. This will be a skill that he can use all of his life no matter where his path leads. Because we are all basically unfamiliar with the concepts of how welding occurs, we…

Shadow Boxing

Pondering this passage from 1 Corinthians this morning. “So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing. I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified.” 1 Corinthians 9:26,27 NLT We are all…

Entangled

This morning I was tired and I wanted to close my eyes a little longer but reminded myself that my husband and three oldest would be leaving early to serve in various ways at our church so, I wanted to get up early, fix breakfast for them and be a servant to them. I don’t…

UNDER SIEGE

If you watch any movies involving epic battles and especially if there is a stronghold or a castle involved, you have likely seen what a siege looks like. The word siege originates from the Latin and means simply ‘to sit’. There are a number of recorded Biblical Battles that involve a city under siege. One…

Painful Possibilities

Pain is seldom a welcome part of our life and yet a guaranteed result of living. From the tiny ouches to the excruciating, you can count on it. Don’t let that discourage or frighten you however. Along with that assurance of pain comes an accompanying assurance of possibilities. Let me explain. My 12 year old…