Tag Archives: Faith

Empty Tomb

Resurrection Reflections – Empty Tomb

Resurrection Sunday, more commonly referred to as Easter, passed more than a week ago. Then why am I writing about it now? Because Jesus’ death on the cross wasn’t the end. Jesus rising from death began something amazing, and the reality and purpose of it linger long beyond one day. As I reflected on Easter […]

Outhouse

Does God Heal Lateral Lines?

“Your lateral lines have failed. I’m sorry.” I didn’t fully understand what lateral lines failing meant, but as a homeowner with a sick septic tank, it couldn’t be good. An antique septic system came with my home. Yep – more than 30 years old, it worked well until January. Suddenly (or maybe not so suddenly) […]

New Year's and Christmas background from snow

I am Hupernikos—More Than a Conqueror

Conqueror. A victor, champion, overcomer. An overwhelming force. I am hupernikos. I am more than a conqueror.But I don’t always feel like it. I love spring. After the coldness of winter, the beauty of the season renews my spirit. But then summer comes much too quickly, and I long for fall. With the first crisp morning, […]

Tending the Garden of My Heart

When I moved into my home, the previous homeowner left a beautiful vegetable garden. The first year, I tended the remaining food growing there. The next year, I traveled for work in the spring, and never got around to preparing the garden or planting anything. The result—worthless fallow ground. One Saturday this year, while spring […]

Facing Disappointment

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”– Martin Luther King, Jr.  Disappointment Happens Has life ever disappointed you? Sounds like a no-brainer kind of question. Most days bring some form of disappointment. From the wrong weather to the failed dream, we face frustration and disillusionment of all types. The source […]

Littleness of Faith

Now available for Kindle – Littleness of Faith, a study of Matthew 17:20. The print copy was published in May 2012. Now you can have the Kindle version for $2.99. As a Prime member you can borrow from the Kindle Lenders Library any time. As a Kindle launch promotion, download free between January 24-28. Go […]