You Matter

One of my favorite Bible verses is Ecclesiastes 4:12, which says, A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken. I am part of a triple-braided cord with a couple of my girlfriends. A few years ago we met almost... Continue Reading →

In His Hands

As a child I learned the song "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands". The song was fun to sing, easy to remember, and made me feel better about God watching over me. Too often, though, I understand God in my head, but not completely in my heart. Not completely, that is, until something... Continue Reading →

A Hard Lesson

A friend of mine wanted to try a new church. I told her I’d go with her for support and to help her feel more comfortable. When we got there everyone greeted us warmly, and I said hello to several acquaintances who attended church there. We sat down to pray and then stood to sing... Continue Reading →

The Man

Black, sticky, thick, hot, hopeless was the pit I was in. Dark, lonely, confusing, cold all contained therein. Nothing I did could satisfy, every attempt I made at escape, Would leave me still there in that pit, every stick I pulled would break. Then out of nowhere a light, it shone so brightly I was... Continue Reading →


Have you ever seen someone at the park trying to play a sport, but they were playing so badly you wanted to save their reputation by stopping them? Or have you ever seen anyone dancing, and you couldn’t help but think they just shouldn’t? You know, someone so comically bad at something you didn’t want... Continue Reading →

Do They Know?

Once upon a time there was a young lady in love with a young man. They had great conversations, laughed at each other’s jokes, and spent as much time as they could together. However, they lived several hours apart, so that time wasn’t much. In order to see her beau, the young lady would drive... Continue Reading →

Miracle Brother

While driving in the pickup one day I got a phone call, but it wasn’t a good one. My brother cut his hand terribly with a table saw. He was going into surgery and might lose all his fingers. We were told if he does get to keep his fingers, he won’t be able to... Continue Reading →

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