How Many Times?

23. March 2011 faith, horses, prayer 0
I grew up knowing there was a God who loved me. Who loved us. I grew up learning about Jesus. He was the Good Shepherd. He healed everybody who asked. He died on a cross and rose again. Child like faith was so simple. Yet even as I grew older, and life more complicated I ...

Fasting the Golden Arches

The liturgical season of Lent always brings the feeling that I need to fast. But there are many things I could fast and many ways to hold a fast, so I always try to ask the Lord to direct my choice. This year it seemed my ears were dull to the Lord’s recommendations. Actually, everything ...

Fill ‘er Up!

As I was listening to the radio the other morning, the announcers were talking about an old saying: “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” I have mixed feelings about this quote. What about you? If you’ve just faced tragedy, if you fight chronic illness, or if your life has been one trial after another ...

Not our Talent

16. March 2011 calling, faith, purpose 0
My prayer for you and me today: “With this in mind we constantly pray for you, that God may count you worthy of His calling, and that by His power He may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith.” (2 Thess. 1:11) Our talent isn’t needed to fulfill the ...