I startled awake to unfamiliar banging and crashing sounds this morning. It was six o’clock and construction workers in nearby housing lots had already begun their work evidently. As I lay quiet and groggy in my bed, the dream I had suddenly awakened from crept in from the edges of my mind, uninvited but persistent. I wished I hadn’t remembered. The dream wasn’t… Read More
How I Learned to Seek Without Distraction
I put down the book, still open to the chapter I had wanted to read. I got up and walked out of the kitchen, through the dining room and into my office, all the while looking for my glasses. It bugs me that my reading glasses have become so necessary, but I can’t read a thing without them. Once I got… Read More
Help! I’ve Lost My Parents!
Do you remember the first panicky moment when, as a child, you lost sight of your parents in a crowded place? I don’t recollect the exact incident, but I’m sure we were probably in a crowded Rich’s department store. I was probably playing among the circular racks of women’s clothing when my mom moved on to a different section of… Read More
New Series – 7 Keys for Spiritual Growth
Have you ever doubted your relationship with God? Wondered if He really hears you when you pray? Contemplated the surety of your salvation? One of the ways I know that I know that I know that I indeed have a relationship with the God of this universe is that I’m able to look back over the course of my life… Read More
50 Lessons Learned Along the Way
I’m almost 50! Agghh! But I’m approaching the big day with joy and gratitude. Today I’m continuing my series of 50 Golden Posts with 50 Lessons Learned. These are simply little (and not so little) lessons I’ve learned along the way. Some of them are profound truths while others are silly little nuggets of conventional wisdom. Tell me what you think. 50 Lessons Learned… Read More
Is Your Path a Little More Narrow Today?
When I was in middle school I joined the Science Club just so I could go on a spelunking trip to Cumberland Caverns in Tennessee. We began our journey into this large cave by entering a little opening in the side of the mountain. Immediately enveloped in darkness, we had no other source of light than the flashlights we carried. The… Read More
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