THE LAWNMOWER

THE LAWNMOWER   The meandering water cooler conversation took an interesting turn Monday. The typical discussion centers around weekend activities like sporting events, seeing family, resting, hobbies, on-going projects around the house, travel and so forth. The weekend of one compadre` captured my attention. Her husband had gotten a hit on his ad offering a […]

PREPARE HIM ROOM

She’s about 40 weeks pregnant. She is as they say, “ripe with pregnancy.” It seems like a life-time ago when Gabriel made a surprise visit. The angel seemed to appear out of nowhere. Mary was stunned. Gabriel informed her she was highly favored for she had been chosen to bear the Son of God. Mary […]

RACHAEL’S STORY

I  had the privilege of walking with Rachael through a portion of her journey. I am honored to call her a friend. Redeemer is my favorite word for our God. She is truly an ornament of His splendor. DPH               Read on…   I never was good at relationships. […]

A Bow in the Sky

I didn’t want to go. I was following what I sensed was a gentle holy nudge. As I parked my car, I noticed a small crowd had gathered just outside the building I was dreading entering. They seemed to be delighting in something just over my shoulder. I turned. There it was. A beautiful view […]

Wear the T-Shirt

I attend a Wednesday night prayer group my pastor co-leads. It is open to the entire congregation. One evening, before the meeting began, two of the attendees were having a conversation about road trips. The genisis of this conversation was the T-shirt one of them was wearing. The T-shirt wearing member was asked when he’d […]

Thoughts on Prayer: Tears in a Bottle

I love how scripture in the Bible is multi-faceted.  Psalm 56:8 has been a comfort to me many times over the years. ( At my age, “years” take on a whole new meaning) It is comforting knowing my Father bottles my tears and writes them in His book. Therefore, when no one else is there […]

THOUGHTS ON PRAYER

IT’S ABOUT HIS SON During this Lenten season, I have desired to write on Jesus and His finished work on Calvary’s Cross for several weeks. I find I have no words. The singular thread woven throughout my thoughts is the title of this blog: “It’s about His Son.” Words have failed. But God-I do love […]