Over Easy

"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matthew 11:29-30 Speaking of Yokes...(not yolks) If you’re like me and you don’t have a lot of experience with farming, …

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A Thankless Job

One day a Grandma was writing out yet another birthday check for her grandson. As she signed the $50 check, she paused and thought, “This will be the fourth year that I’ve sent my grandson a Birthday card with money in it, and I haven’t even gotten a thank you from him… not once.” As …

The Aha! Moment

Aha! (Interjection) used when something is suddenly seen, found, or understood Aha! Moment The “Aha!” moment, the light bulb idea, the “Ohhhh, I get it now” realization. That split second when the answer to the question you’ve been asking is suddenly deposited deep into your heart and mind. I think it’s what the Prophet Jeremiah …

Just Because He Lives

Believing in the resurrection of Jesus Christ is essential to becoming a Christian. But what does the resurrection of Jesus mean to you today?” For me, it started more than thirty years ago when I could barely make it through the day. I was in such despair that I tried to end my days by …

The Prayer Harvest

Now Jesus was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart...” (Lk. 18:1) Did you ever wonder why it is that sometimes you can pray, I mean really pray, even put your spiritual back into it, so to speak, and still, there is no …

From Fear to Faith to Freedom

“For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7)   Chewy was afraid to go down the basement stairs. In large part this was because when she was just a puppy, she had taken a tumble down those very stairs. …

A Dog’s Life

Goldie is getting old. All the signs are there. After a long walk, she will limp on her right, back leg; several times over the past few months she has become incontinent while she was sleeping; she has a harder time jumping up onto things, and even her eyes look like they are drooping a …