Sep 27, 2019
Habakkuk's complains ring true today:
Oh Lord, How long shall I cry
for help and you will not hear?...
Why do you make me see iniquity and why do you idly look at wrong?
Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise.
So the law is paralyzed and justice never goes forth.
Many people today suffer...
Sep 20, 2019
Recently a dear friend suffered a severe heart attack and died. Sadness overwhelmed us The suddenness caught us by surprise because our friend was so strong and healthy. He had a vital role to play in our church and in missions. In my grief, I remember accusing God of making a mistake.
From my earthly perspective, God...
Sep 13, 2019
Once I married, I realized the complexity of relationships. I thought I understood my husband's facial expressions, and I expected him to read my body language. He didn't. In fact, I learned his perspective often differed from mine.
Babies are challenging too. They start off sweet and cuddly, but someday they'll grow...
Sep 6, 2019
I once heard a joke on the James Dobson show. The guest said that when a child turns 12 you lock him/her in a barrel with a small opening, and when he/she turns 13, you stop up the hole. That expresses the frustration we parents feel while trying to navigate those sensitive years.
I was a difficult teen at times too....