A Question Worth Asking

“Then the woman said to Elijah, ‘Now I know that you are a man of God…” 1 Kings17:24  NIV   He wasn’t in the wind. He wasn’t in the earthquake. He wasn’t in the fire. But He was there. God promised Elijah he would show up, and that He did. The Lord decided to make […]

When Forgiving is Just Too Hard

“Forgive … as God in Christ forgave you.” – Ephesians 4:32 MSG For most of us, forgiveness isn’t a matter of should, but a question of can. I know I’m supposed to forgive, but I don’t think I have the strength, or (let’s be honest) the desire to forgive. The Bible speaks over and over […]

Popcorn, Marriage and God

Have you all tried the Chicago Mix popcorn that Costco sells? O. M. G.!!! It’s a mix between cheddar cheese and caramel flavored popcorns—can it get any better? But after some wrangling between my husband and I, for our favorites in the bag, it finally dawned on me that this treat might be a great […]

Hope When You’re Needy and Captive

“The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people.” – Psalm 69:33 NIV   No one likes to be needy. The word even sounds ugly. Needy. Have you noticed, it’s a word you tend to say with either a whine or a sneer? Ugh. We’re so against being needy, we do much […]