Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fearless in the fire…

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”        Psalm 56:4 CJB Everyone was in bed. The doors were shut and locked for the night when rain began pelting the house from a bad storm system. A sudden bolt … Continue reading

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Making memories that last an eternity…

“But the LORD’s faithful love is from forever ago to forever from now for those who honor him. And God’s righteousness reaches to the grandchildren  of those who keep his covenant and remember to keep his commands.”        Psalm 103:17-18 CEB … Continue reading

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Pressure cookers and pea soup

My dear brothers and sisters, always be more willing to listen than to speak. Keep control of your anger.”        James 1:19 ERV “Cloudy, rainy days are perfect for soup.”  Grandma gathered the ingredients for her prize-winning pea soup recipe. She … Continue reading

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Love isn’t blind…

“Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.”        Romans 12:10 NLT The man, standing beside a trash can at the Metro station in Washington DC a little over 5 years ago, wore jeans, a tee-shirt … Continue reading

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Modeling, Teaching and Mentoring

“We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.”        Romans 15:2 NLT “Oh! you’re a writer. Would you look at this piece I’ve written and tell me what you think?” As a veteran writer, … Continue reading

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The heart of a servant

“For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love.”        Galatians 5:13 NLT Ten men suffered from … Continue reading

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Blessed are the peacemakers…

“But the wisdom that comes from God is first of all pure, then peaceful, gentle, and easy to please. This wisdom is always ready to help those who are troubled and to do good for others. It is always fair and … Continue reading

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