Throwback Thursday: Short Story (2021 First Paragraph)

The previous year hadn’t been kind to her. Her hope and persistent self-preaching led her to believe that the new year would be different. It would hold a kinder story. However, the first two weeks had already fired the first shot in the battle raging within her – the battle between reality of this worldContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Short Story (2021 First Paragraph)”

Throwback Thursday: A Place for You (2017)

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will comeContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: A Place for You (2017)”

RADIATING HOPE

The only visible star’s brightness was hard to miss. It peered through the cloudy night, competing with the illumination of the moon, briefly seen behind an overpowering cloud. Seeing this shining star against the dark sky reminded me of John 1:5: The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ForContinue reading “RADIATING HOPE”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Perspective (2016)

            Perspective can be defined as “the faculty of seeing all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship.”  As Christians, we don’t have to look at our symbolic chains or circumstances.  Paul was a great example about perspective. Shackled and in chains, Paul doesn’t wallow in sorrow for his circumstances.  He sees what is happeningContinue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: Perspective (2016)”

A Lesson in Perseverance

Is it wisdom that allows you to realize you are in the middle of learning and growing in a certain area?  If so, God has granted me this gift. And, yes, I would call learning about perseverance being a gift.  Although I didn’t realize this right away, it certainly became clear as I sat inContinue reading “A Lesson in Perseverance”

Throwback Thursday: BEYOND THE CLOUDS (June 2021)

Driving down the highway yesterday, a sudden surge of brake lights caught my attention. It wasn’t an accident or traffic which caused the sea of bright red to appear. It was hard rain, which seemed to come out of nowhere, catching all of us by surprise. The sky had a few clouds scattered throughout it,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: BEYOND THE CLOUDS (June 2021)”