Finding a Place of Peace

Finding a Place of Peace

It was the first time any of us had ridden a horse, and after what happened, I am surprised it wasn’t the last. Our family of five was excited to go out in nature and be in the wide open spaces. On one of our camping trips, we went to a ranch where horses roamed and...
Boundaries Breed Kindness

Boundaries Breed Kindness

As kindness is a fruit of the Spirit, how can Christians better demonstrate this in our daily lives? Do No Harm, But Take No Crap… Viewed through the lens of one made in the Image of God (Imago Dei), that is a Christian value. Christian practice historically...
Living Fully within the  Storm

Living Fully within the Storm

As Hurricane Laura pounded the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, I thought about the gale-force winds that have blown through my life. I have lived through several hurricanes, even though I am a resident of New Jersey. One was so devastating that my young family was...
The God Who Fixes Broken Hearts

The God Who Fixes Broken Hearts

God’s goodness. In the depths of our being, do we believe that he really has good in store for our lives? What about those times when life feels anything but? When situations seem to show otherwise, how can we glean the good? This has been my quest: discovering God’s...
Not Wrong, Just Different

Not Wrong, Just Different

Before I moved overseas as a missionary, I learned a phrase guaranteed to help with those inevitable collisions with my new culture and the way they did things. “It’s not wrong. It’s just different.” That one-size-fits-all saying worked for everything. I whipped it...

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