The Transformation

The Transformation

How many times had he walked on this path, twenty, forty, a hundred? It was his favorite location, and he thought he knew every landmark. He was sure he remembered every tree, rock, and bush. Today, it was as if someone rearranged everything and right in the middle of his path was a bush he…

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The Ethical Servant

The Ethical Servant

There is a joy found in the times of serving others. Many at one time have had the opportunity to serve or help someone else and have experienced this inner joy. It is more than just a “warm and fuzzy” but a satisfaction that you are useful to someone else. It has been my experience…

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When the Holy Ghost Ghosts You

When the Holy Ghost Ghosts You

There’s a certain expectation we tend to have of God as His children.  Of course we know that life isn’t going to be perfect.  But we are promised that He is working all of the negatives into a tapestry of beauty in the end, that He will avenge us for what has been done wrong…

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The Team Leader

The Team Leader

This level of leadership is in almost every organization today. Working leaders serve in businesses, our civil governments, the military, and in Church ministries. Everything has a beginning, so it is with leadership. It is important to understand that this position is entry, elementary, and probationary in nature. Rarely is there any formal education or…

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Days of Noah

Days of Noah

I’m telling you, there isn’t room for even one more.  How many do you intend to bring in here?  It’s bad enough that you are forcing me and the boys into this monstrosity of yours, and now you expect us to share our personal spaces?  I’m telling you – enough!”   “I saved the best…

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Who Wants to be Corrected?

Who Wants to be Corrected?

Asking the title of this article, you will probably hear nothing but crickets. Few would be jumping up to form a line to receive corrections. So let me pose it this way. Who would want to be driving down a winding country road at night, come to the top of a hill and find a…

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Fossils on Display

Fossils on Display

I am going to share a story that God is especially fond of. Once upon a time, more than 50 years ago, a baby girl was born with a root of rejection firmly embedded in her soul. She had done nothing to warrant such a burden, yet there it was, a resilient presence as she…

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Becoming Disqualified, Hurting Others

Becoming Disqualified, Hurting Others

Scandals, much of our society has an insatiable appetite for them. As soon as one reaches the end of its news cycle, many look for the next. Long intervals between real scandals were once satisfied by the fake in tabloid journalism. But now with the debasement of America’s culture, these gaps are short lived. Spin…

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The Harvest is Coming In!

The Harvest is Coming In!

Several years ago, my husband and I moved to the property that we now reside on. Prior to our purchase of this property, it was owned by the same family for what I believe to be was for three or four generations. It was in their family ownership long enough to have planted a forest…

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Click, Click, Clique

Click, Click, Clique

If you have ever heard this while trying to start your car on a Monday morning, when you are running late for work, it can be frustrating. When we turn the key to our car and hear clicking, it tells us that we have an electrical problem. Repairs are going to be needed, it is…

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