The Holy One, the Almighty, the Lover of Souls…he comes to us first. We don’t approach him.
One of the things I love about Ruth’s story is that it shows us how to defeat tribalism.
Here is a secret to the inner life: God seems to be most active in our lives when we are willing to work where we can.
If all elements of faith can be understood, it is no longer a faith in the Almighty.
Then Naomi heard in Moab that the Lord had blessed his people in Judah by giving them good crops again. So Naomi and her daughters-in-law got ready to leave Moab to return to her homeland.With her two daughters-in-law she set out from the place… Continue Reading “Hints from God”
473 Words – Approximate Reading Time 3 Minutes Cherry and I are celebrating 25 years of marriage this month. We decided to get away for a week. We planned a trip to Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Yesterday we pulled out. We live in a… Continue Reading “Backroads”
944 words / Approx. Reading Time 3.5 minutes Free food! Those two words don’t mean much if you’re not hungry. However, if you are hungry, they are AWESOME! Our cities and towns have homeless shelters, food banks and soup kitchens. Hundreds of organizations peppered… Continue Reading “Good Happens…Why?”
885 Words – Approx. Reading Time 3.5 minutes Sheep are not dumb. Forget the urban myths. They may lack swagger but they more than make up for it in social skills, emotional intelligence and loyalty. Keith Kendrick is a professor at the University of… Continue Reading “Holy Sheep!”
854 Words – Approx. Reading Time 3.5 minutes God is not ticked off. He doesn’t rant to angels because of people’s sins. He is also not scorned. He is not silently scheming to take revenge on people because they chose to love themselves more… Continue Reading “Kind Interruptions”
We take pride in doing what we want, when we want. It frustrates us when we are shackled by circumstances. When it happens, we encounter a boundary. A boundary is the place that marks the spot where we are forced to stop. The Bible… Continue Reading “God in Strange Places”