Category: Trials

Promise in the Stars

Do you ever lean your head back and just stare at a star-filled sky?  The majestic beauty of it can take your breath away… it leaves me in awe of the Creator who knows each bright light by name… It’s…

Stand firm therefore…

Psalm 12 Help, Lord, for the godly are no more; the faithful have vanished from among men. Everyone lies to his neighbor; their flattering lips speak with deception. May the Lord cut off all flattering lips and every boastful tongue…

Peace in Stormy Weather

The rain keeps falling… drip, drip, drip.  The slow persistent water slides from the leaves of the choke cherry tree in an unrelenting manner.  My yard is filled with verdant growth this summer.  We have not had flooding in my…

Independence

Today as I write this, it is the Fourth of July.  We Americans love this holiday.  It celebrates our independence; the assertion of our right to govern ourselves, and our determination not to let others dictate to us how we…

In My Own Prison

She paced the floor of the small space of the prison cell.  Back and forth, wringing her hands, her heart felt as though it would come right out of her chest.  It seemed more like a dream than reality.  Would…