Nearly four years have passed since the surgery I was recovering from when I wrote today’s devotion. As I re-read my bio I was struck by the many changes that have occurred in my life since then!
My hip has healed completely, ...
Adopting our beautiful “forever child” Allison is the subject of today’s meditation. Allison brings endless joy into our lives every day. We are so thankful to God for giving her to us through the gift of adoption. In fact – we never actually think ...read more
Living in Panama was a delightful time in my life, and everything happened quickly. Within a year we had started a home group and a writers group in the expat community. Most of the members were from the U.S. and Canada. Near ...read more
I’ve learned a great deal about faith on stage. I love the stage…the sound of hard-soled shoes on wood planks where so many worlds have been played out, so many layers of paint applied over the years. I love the moment when ...read more
I’ve found that becoming aware of and reflecting on God’s bounty can bring comfort and joy at any time. But if we’re not in the habit of doing that, we might tend to dwell on problems or suffering. As with any new habit, it takes purposeful practice to make it ...read more
Worry makes us weary. It can wear us out and wear us down. It can convince us to quit. But God's strategy is that not only would we endure but also that we would reap abundance when the harvest is ready.
Galatians 6:9 in the ESV says, ...