Acceptance

Acceptance

 I have not yet reached my goal, and I am not perfect. But Christ has taken hold of me. So I keep on running and struggling to take hold of the prize.  My friends, I don’t feel that I have already arrived. But I forget what is behind, and I struggle for what is ahead....
Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

Your road led through the sea,       your pathway through the mighty waters—       a pathway no one knew was there! Psalm 77:19 (NLT)   For several days, technical difficulties waylaid progress on my website. My computer-guru husband has been ready to tear his...
Bad News

Bad News

  They won’t be afraid of bad news;     their hearts are steady because they trust the Lord. Psalm 112:6 (NCV) “We are in a war.” I hear this repeated refrain on the TV, Internet, and radio so I’m going to resort to some military language. I...
Directions

Directions

We can make our plans,  but the Lord determines our steps. Proverbs 16:9 (NLT) As I slid into the driver’s seat of the car, I heard five-year-old Kate ask from the back seat, “Nana, do you have a map in your head?” I smiled to myself because I knew...

Which Map?

“My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine.” Isaiah 55:8 Sometimes it is better not to reinvent the wheel.  It’s not always easy to trust God. When I see where...