Moment by Moment

As we say "yes" to the Lord's invitation to come all the way into the River of Life (Ezekiel 47:3-5), over our heads, the moments are swallowed up in the flow of living waters and for us to live is truly Christ. We are healed, refreshed, souls are saved, and...

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Turn Aside and See

The Lord is continually waiting to be gracious to us and wanting to reveal Himself to us in deep ways. Let us simply receive Grace to be willing to turn aside from our way and walk in His, the "more excellent way". When God saw Moses doing so, He called...

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The God of Last Laughs

Isaac got found out. He told the Philistines that Rebekah was his sister. He wanted to hide the fact that she was his wife. He knew her beauty would make her desirable. He feared for his life; he thought King Abimilech would kill him and take her for himself. This...

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The Secret of Song

In the opening part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit,” we meet Bilbo Baggins.  He’s described as a little person who likes peace and quiet, laughter and food, as “all hobbits do.” Everything changed for him, however, when a wizard and a crowd of dwarfs showed up at his home. They...

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Hanging

“The world? “The world is not interested in us. Today everything is possible, even the crematoria…” His voice broke. Father, I said, “If that is true I don’t want to wait. I’ll run into the electrified barbed wire. That would be easier than a slow death in the flames.” “…everyone...

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