My “Testimony”– the beginnings

I alluded last week to the deceptive potential of a  testimony.  But it is clear in Scripture and in life that an honest retelling of what the Lord has done can be a powerful encouragement as well.  It’s not always easy to put it into words though. That’s what I’ve been wrestling with this week–how […]

Gathering the spoil…

I collect words. I hadn’t seen it quite this way before, but in this getting ready to move process I’ve been going through all our possessions–sorting, sifting, tossing and boxing.  And one thing has become obvious, I am packing a lot of words away! My boxes are full of them.  It’s almost embarrassing to assemble […]

We’re alive!

“I shall not die, but I shall live– and recount the deeds of the LORD” Ps.117:17 The text message history tells all: Nov.20, 4:43 PM ”We crashed” ”Help” …with many exchanges to follow with each of our five children and especially the one nearest at hand: “Hello Joshua?!  We crashed.” Darkness had fallen earlier than […]