Tag Archives: Trials

“Just Trust Jesus!”

Sage advice, in any case… that is, to “just trust Jesus!”  I’ve given that advice many times, I am sure, and yet have felt a bit of hollowness after speaking it—I gave my daughter that advice with a slight variation … Continue reading

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“But God Promised!”

I am continually amazed at how some very familiar portions of scripture have verses tucked away in them that seem incongruent with what I imagine are God’s intentions and the way He works.  I like them! …those challenging verses.  I … Continue reading

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“The Father of All Those Who Believe”

I read Genesis 22 recently—not an easy chapter, I think particularly for parents.  How could God possibly ask Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son, Isaac, as a burnt offering?  Wasn’t child sacrifice a characteristic of pagan cultures then (and now), … Continue reading

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Truly Blessed!

I’ve been working on another post about spiritual warfare lately, sort of struggling through it.  I am pretty sure that it will get posted on here one of these days; though right now there is something else I want to … Continue reading

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A Seamless Canopy

I heard this phrase, “a seamless canopy” used in an online prayer recently, and I cannot begin to tell you how much it resonated with my heart, particularly after a rather unpleasant encounter with an online shyster (though he definitely … Continue reading

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What a Friend!

I’ve been sitting here off and on for a couple of days looking at a post I started a few weeks ago but with no clear direction how to finish it.  There are times when this happens and I end … Continue reading

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The Nature of God

The past few weeks have been pretty intense for my family and me, and things are not really going to settle down for some time to come.  I went for a fairly long walk recently, hoping to quiet my heart … Continue reading

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