Archives for July 2014

My Savior

The gentleness of a light summer breeze Whispering things will soon find relief When pain and its sorrows muddle me down And soothing relief can nowhere be found My Savior speaks gently from under his crown                                      … [Read More]

Poor Behavior Speaks Loudly

For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11 (ESV)              I sat in the arena listening to a coach instruct parents on good sportsmanship. It saddened me to think this is a necessary talk,… [Read More]

Border Crossings

Sonam’s eyes glistened as she crossed the border into her new life. An array of stray emotions played in her heart. Leaving Nepal was difficult. She’d miss her younger brothers and sisters–her mom who worked tirelessly to care for them, eight in all. As the oldest, she decided to step out in search of a… [Read More]

Christmas in July

The scent of curried vegetables wafted through the air. It drew attention away from the main dish– a Prime Rib with vegetable au jus. Side dishes surpassed the efforts of everyday fare. From twice baked potatoes with sprinkled cheese and bacon, to Waldorf salad, homemade wheat crescents, and a rainbow jello parfait. Guests were in… [Read More]