Don’t Fall

Don’t Fall

He makes me as surefooted as a deer,     enabling me to stand on mountain heights. ... You have made a wide path for my feet     to keep them from slipping. Psalm 18:33 and 36 (NLT) Some years ago, I fell and broke my elbow requiring surgery followed up by physical...

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God Knows

God Knows

 The Lord himself will go before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forget you. Don’t be afraid and don’t worry. Deuteronomy 31:8 (NCV) I met Mark on the Internet sixteen years ago and during those first days of getting to know each other, we spent a...

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A Happy Heart

A Happy Heart

The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. "The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him." Lamentations 3:22-24 (ESV) Originally posted 8/28/09 Some...

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Face masks

Face masks

 When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his scarf and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave. I Kings 19:13a (TLB) We've been covering our faces for a long time. Remember the Lone Ranger? One of the good guys, he was known for his mask but it was usually...

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New Normal: Take 34

New Normal: Take 34

The valleys will be filled,       and the mountains and hills made level.    The curves will be straightened,       and the rough places made smooth. Luke 3:5 (NLT) My first child, a daughter, was born on January 10th, and I remember how long the days seemed after the...

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It’s Dark

It’s Dark

He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake.  Mark 6:48 (NIV)   "Mommy," she called out. "It's dark in my room. I'm scared." I'm convinced that nightlights were...

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