Posts Tagged ‘ God ’

The Lifter of my Head

24th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes in life it feels like the troubles keep piling up. One upon another. Unavoidable circumstances, sudden detours, difficult people. It can get discouraging, wearing, down right exhausting. I’ve felt that way the past few days. It seems like this world is out to get me! I think David felt a bit like that when […]

What Was Intended for Evil

11th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Easter is just around the corner. When we lived in Venezuela, this whole week was celebrated–kids off school, church retreats, even some businesses closed.  I miss that opportunity for intentional focus on the gospel.  And I don’t want to miss it in my own personal reflections. In the interest of inviting you to ponder the […]

What Happens in the Middle

15th July 2016 | 0 Comments

We are a culture of the immediate.  Certainly we don’t want to wait for anything. Any task undertaken is expected to move at a reasonable (of course what determines reasonable) or we get impatient.  Nobody wants to be stuck in the middle. Last week, Marshall and I took a road trip to Canada as a […]

Looking to HIM for Help

10th May 2016 | 0 Comments

When we look to Him for help, we often have a high expectation of what kind of help He will give. Instead of trusting in His goodness and sovereignty it is easy to get sidetracked by our own expectations. As I begged God for help in our family’s situation, I sometimes found myself outlining the […]

“Now My Eyes Have Seen You”

22nd September 2015 | 0 Comments

I just finished reading Job today. Again I am overwhelmed by the powerful picture of God’s sovereignty and His goodness in this story. I am also a little bit frightened. Why? Because Job was a God-fearing man If anyone had a right to defend himself against the accusations of his so-called friends it was Job. […]