Blessings

The Trouble with Being Blessed

Recently I was visiting a friend who is dealing with serious health issues and before leaving I asked how I could be praying for her. She gave me a few things to pray for regarding her illness. Then she asked how she could pray for me. In a nanosecond I mentally assessed my current life and said I am blessed, but could she pray for “so-and-so” about “such-and-such“. On the

Read More

Greatest Job in the World

(Disclaimer: As Mother’s Day approaches, I know many may be grieving the loss of a mother or child. Some women never had children by choice, and others through no choice of their own. I don’t want to be insensitive to women whose experience is different than mine. But I do want to celebrate motherhood for all that it is to me. These are my personal thoughts for what they are

Read More
Romans 3:24

Full of Grace

I’ve never considered myself to be graceful – full of grace. In fact, sometimes I’m just the opposite. For example, take an incident that occurred at the Garden Tomb in Israel recently. Our tour group was wandering through the garden area. I was looking around instead of down at the uneven path and steps ahead. I missed the first rocky step and stumbled down the rest of the steps, arms flailing

Read More