God's Love

The Well

The Well

“Are you a well or a wedding band? “

I woke up in the morning after a full night of vivid dreams. Though the events of the dreams were still fresh in my mind and seemed full of significance, this one question stood head and shoulders above it all. I knew the moment I heard the words that it was God Himself speaking to me and as a result of the utmost importance.

What Do We Do When Tragedy Strikes?

What Do We Do When Tragedy Strikes?

Tragedy.  An event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress.

This summer, I received the shocking news that my good friend’s husband had passed away from a sudden heart attack. Physically fit and healthy-looking on the outside did not reveal any health concerns nor any imaginable heart problems.  A young wife suddenly a widow and two beautiful girls fatherless.  What do you do?

Of Soil and Salvation

Of Soil and Salvation

The Creator kneels in the fertile soil of the new land, the dense loam clinging to His bare knees. He lifts a heaping handful of the rich earth to His face and inhales its moist, dark fragrance. He places it on the ground, making a small, seemingly insignificant mound in that broad, bare plain. He grabs another handful and adds it to the first, then another and another. Eventually, He begins to pack and smooth the rough pile.