The Best God Recipe

I rarely watch television, but I have to admit that the Food Network is dangerously tempting for me.  If I allowed myself to slip into television stupor, I’ve no doubt that I could sit for hours watching the competitive show, Chopped.  However, not only would much of my time then be irrecoverable, I would almost inevitably … More The Best God Recipe

Pressed, Not Crushed

Life is full of challenges.  I’ve faced many, and I wish I could testify that I stood up to each one with full confidence, free of any doubt, discouragement, or self-pity. There’s always next time, right?  As it says in 1 Corinthians 3:18, we are changed “from glory to glory” into the same image of … More Pressed, Not Crushed

Reset

I am a runner.  Well, I run . . . occasionally.  I once entered a Hard Charge event for a new and “fun” experience.  It was a little over four miles with 30+ obstacles and lots of mud, mud, mud.  To ensure that I survived this experience, I figured I should train a bit more … More Reset

A Seed Well Sown

There is a path I used to walk with fields on either side, and wildflowers that grew amongst the tall grasses.  On one particular day, I was walking with my oldest daughter.  We hadn’t covered much distance, since my daughter’s passion for bugs meant frequent stops to inspect milkweed and any other thing that moved.  … More A Seed Well Sown

Blind Faith?

Let me cut to the chase. Faith is never blind. However, I hear those two words together enough, or similar expressions, that one would think them inseparable. “Well, I don’t know what will happen,” someone will say, “so I better just go on blind faith.” The basis for this statement is likely from 2 Corinthians … More Blind Faith?