Sometimes It’s Not About Soaring With Eagles

“He reached down from on high and took hold of me.” Psalm 18:16 Chaos in our lives can bring such turbulence, can’t it? We move day to day in relatively calm surroundings and then something can come out of nowhere and disrupt it all. A decision by a spouse, a financial hit, a wayward child, […]

When Peace is Hard to See

“To you I lift up my eyes, O you who are enthroned in the heavens!” – Psalm 123:1 NIV I stood at the railing mesmerized by the turbulent waters below. My family and I decided to skip our traditional holiday festivities and spend time on a cruise ship sailing across the Pacific Ocean. It was […]

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 […]