Mother’s hands are used by God to nurture us until we reach His heavenly embrace… and a mother’s prayers are her most effective weapon. I’m am thinking of a couple of moms that I want to remember today for different reasons. One is a young Mom who I came to know last Spring through an event … More Moms
O God, in love you’ve given to me, So much in this wonderful gift, I see. The potential that lies before us now, A precious young life to be molded, but how? Children are given us as a sacred trust, by the Father above who’s loving and just. He shows the way to care for … More A Mother’s Gift
Triggers come in a variety of ways. I recently had the experience of being triggered by someone’s behavior that took me back to a painful place, causing me distress. To someone else, who does not have my past, it would be nothing perhaps. But to me, the situation flooded my soul with pressure, old anxiety, … More Triggered!
I recall my first return trip to the US after living for 3 months in post-communist Romania. It was a beautiful Spring day in April 2000. I specifically remember as I was driving down Greenfield Avenue in West Allis, WI, to our home and I turned to look at the driver next to me; this … More Pride and Presumption
Fear is something we gain or lose, depending on our ability to trust God and His power to redeem our circumstances. It was about twenty-one years ago a pastor-leader, who I have learned much from, took a group of men to Armenia to meet with some pastors and their wives from Iran. They met secretly … More Fear Not! or should I?