Rumors of Wars

Yesterday we had a great day together. In spite of wars and rumors of wars. Just sayin. My sweetie and I took the beautiful sunny day as an opportunity to go do some things and spend a Christmas gift card from one of our kids. During the day stuff happened of course. We had a phone call that didn’t go well. But one of the main things was we got word that Danny’s best buddy since early elementary went home to be with Jesus. Frustration and sadness threatened to totally take over our day. The sun kept shining, the weather …

He Is With You Always

My oldest nephew and his sweetie went on a ski trip. Her words at the end of the trip went like this, “What was I thinking? That I could take up two slim sticks, and slide real fast down a mountain and not have problems?” That’s after her injury was looked at again by a physician at home. Don’t we often have the same attitude of our walk with God? “What was I thinking? I accepted Christ and thought I could just slide through life and right into heaven’s doors. No problems?” Oh beloved, this walk of faith is not …

Panic or Promise?

One of our sons in law got his first turkey yesterday. It’s not turkey season. But that old bird flew out of nowhere and smack into his windshield. It landed with such force that he almost broke through the windshield. Unexpected. Out of nowhere. Boom! Life is like that. We’re traveling along enjoying life. And suddenly, out of nowhere, something hits us with such a force. We want to dodge, we try to avoid, but life happens and shatters right in front of us. No one is immune from the possibility of it. So what do we do when disaster …