Turn my eyes from looking at what is worthless; give me life in Your ways. – Psalm 119:37
I was the final holdout in our family to get a smartphone. “I won’t be one of those people with a phone in front of my face all the time!” I insisted.
But then work demands required I maintain constant contact with clients, and I (more…)
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. – 1 Corinthians 13:7
My husband came home from work one day and mentioned he had to go to my birthplace, Washington, D.C., on business for three days. Would I like to take the opportunity to go see my dad an hour outside town?
I had prayed for a chance (more…)
A brand-spanking-new believer wrote to me the other day to ask how she could resist temptation. My heart jumped. How remarkable that just a few minutes into her life with Christ she should be so convicted about her lifestyle! At the same time, how remarkable those who have walked with Christ for a long time don’t experience the same conviction!
Don’t get (more…)
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. – 1 Corinthians 10:13
We have more than 200 trees and an untold number of bushes on (more…)
Sunday afternoon I returned from Anchorage after about 18 hours of travel. When I put on my sneakers yesterday, Alaska had left an imprint on their soles. It also left an imprint on my soul.
I went because Jesus said “go.” I could have said “no”: No, I’m seriously asthmatic. No, I have celiac disease. No, I’m self-employed. But as you know (more…)