Life presents itself with many occasions when my own humanness and impatience negates my general desire to be kind. So I have made a resolve to be MORE kind.
There is a male rufous hummingbird that keeps zipping by my head as I sit here trying to read Ephesians 4. The feeder to my left is the one that he has decided is his very own. I’ve been watching him perch in the sumac tree, only to immediately dive-bomb any other hummingbird that gets … Continue reading Lessons from a Hummingbird
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The trail wound steeply up the mountain before me. Large rocks created a natural staircase, but I wanted an escalator. Rain the night before had created numerous slippery mud holes on the rare stretch where the trail flattened out. Late summer blossoms dressed the meadows while rocky peaks, adorned in stunning green forests, rose majestically … Continue reading Eightmile Lake
her life. Each step of those 21 miles is a tribute to her son, Kyle, honoring the 21 years of his young life.
As I headed down to the garden to make my repair, I reflected on how the Lord is keenly aware of me and my needs.
This day there was a rather large thunderstorm, and I was sitting by the window watching and waiting for every flash of lightning I could see. I remember also wanting to know if God was real.
I’m also certain the Lord observes the whole field. He paces the dugout with a perfect understanding of the best play to get me out of the inning. Through the Spirit’s promptings he signals me the whole time. But I’m not looking over.
"I pondered the parallels between the raptor seeking to be lifted up into the air and my own desire to be lifted up toward God..."
As we travel our personal road to Emmaus, we can find comfort in the prophet's words to us, "Please know this: if everything and everyone else in the world whom you trust should fail, Jesus Christ... will never fail you."