What Consumes You?

“and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”  Ephesians 3:19 ESV   Teriyaki.  Definitely, teriyaki.   It’s the family’s favorite.   If the chicken doldrums kick in, or the steak is a cheaper cut, I know exactly what to do to the […]

Autumn Glory: 8 Ways to Focus on God this Fall

He changes times and seasons – Daniel 2:21 NIV I love autumn. It’s my favorite time of year. Growing up in Central New York, I had the privilege of witnessing wide open landscapes of blazing orange, yellow, and red leaves that filled your senses with splendor. Chilly nights, lakeside bonfires, and warm apple fritters heralded […]

Are You Living Like You’re Dying?

Math has NEVER been my subject—ever!   Computations and hypothesis make as much sense to me as a foreign language.   I failed miserably in high school mathematics. Literally, failed.   Numbers and figures are my downfall.   So when I see something like the numerical speed of light, I can’t understand it. But here it […]

Hope When the Clouds Roll In

Then Solomon spoke: “The Lord said He would dwell in the dark cloud.” – 1 Kings 8:12 NKJV There are times in life when the proverbial “kick me” sign is taped firmly to our backs. Day after day, we wander around with the weight of our troubles plastered squarely between our shoulder blades. We lament […]