Once upon a time in a faraway land. . . you know the drill. All started out beautifully, but somewhere a shift occurs. The hero or heroine meets their downfall. Orphaned. Framed. Lied about by enemies and antagonized by impossible odds. At the very least, there are loads of chores.Continue reading “Wishing to be Wealthy?”
The church sings and reads of lovingkindness often. Have we perhaps become immune to what it means, or can we fully realize why Scripture declares it’s better than life itself?
Lovingkindness is a unique term. I’ve never heard friends say to one another, “You have so much lovingkindness.”Continue reading “Better than Life”
My steaming mug of London Fog reminds me of how murky today feels.
In the valley, the skies are smoky from wildfires miles away; I can’t see the nearby mountains.Continue reading “Murk and Hope”
Amazing Grace … again? I used to not even want to play this hymn on the piano because I felt the lyrics oversung and the tune stuffy.
Eventually it became a favorite when I grew to understand the heart of the words:
Was Grace that taught my heart to fear
And Grace, my fears relieved
I had no idea my childhood fears would make grace more than just a song title.Continue reading “Grace Isn’t Going Anywhere”
I tapped through my Instagram stories and lingered on a shot my friend captured — a fishing boat shored on the Tien Sa Beach. Hannah and her husband are stuck in Vietnam on their honeymoon, lasting more than 3 months because of coronavirus travel restrictions.Continue reading “Light So Undeniable”