Resume Update

We will not hide these truths from our children;     we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord,     about his power and his mighty wonders. Psalm 78:4 (NLT) A chapter closed this week and I pulled out my resume to update it. As I scrolled...

Mercy and Grace

So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. (Hebrews 4:16 NLT) For the past three years I have chosen a “Word for the Year.” It may have been chosen out...

Rage vs. Respect

“When they cry for help, I will not answer.     Though they anxiously search for me, they will not find me. For they hated knowledge     and chose not to fear the Lord. They rejected my advice     and paid no attention when I corrected them. Therefore, they must eat...

Protected

He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection. Psalm 91:4 (NLT) After living in Arizona for a few months, Mark commented that he had never seen so many birds that would rather walk than...

Remembering

Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you.     I have called you by name; you are mine. Isaiah 43:1 (NLT) See, I have written your name on the palms of my hands. Isaiah 49:16 (NLT) Tradition is important to me and my family knows that on your birthday to expect an...